#CRHC Spotlight: C.A. Verstraete

June 30, 2014 Contagious Reads Horror Con 1

#CRHC Spotlight: C.A. VerstraeteGirl Z: My Life as a Teenage Zombie by Christine Verstraete
on August, 2013
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This book is a Young Adult (YA) science fiction Zombie book

Life can suck when you're sixteen. It can suck even worse when you're not- quite- dead.

Sixteen-year-old Rebecca Herrera Hayes faces every teenager's biggest nightmares: bad skin, bad hair, and worse . . . turning into one of the living dead.

Becca's life changes forever when her cousin Spence comes back to their small Wisconsin town carrying a deadly secret—he's becoming a zombie, a fate he shares with her through an accidental scratch.

The Z infection, however, has mutated, affecting younger persons like her, or those treated early enough, differently. Now she must cope with weird physical changes and habits no girl wants to be noticed for. Then she meets Gabe, a good-looking part-Z like her, and fears falling for him. After all, how can he, who shows hardly any Z symptoms, be interested in someone like her?

But time is running out... Becca needs his help as she and her cousin Carm search for their missing mothers and fight off hungry Zs.

Most of all, she needs to find something, anything, to stop this deadly transformation before it is forever too late..

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Christine was one of the authors featured in the super cool Darlings of Decay anthology. Which has been on my kindle for ages. Might be time to dig into it!

darlings of decay

Chilling tales of zombie horror from thirty of your favorite female writers. Sit back as your favorite authors of zombie lit take you on a wild, horrifying ride that will leave you breathless! Come and meet the women who love to entertain you with their own unique versions of the zombie apocalypse.

About Christine Verstraete

GIRL Z: My Life as a Teenage Zombie –
* WINNER! 2014 Lovey Award, Best Paranormal, Sci Fi novel, Love is Murder mystery conference

* Winner, Best YA novel 2013 Halloween Book Festival

* Stories published in:
Anthologies:
Feast of the Dead, Hors D’Oeuvres; 100 Doors of Madness; Darlings of Decay; Tall Book of Zombie Shorts

* Coming in: Athena’s Daughters, Silence in the Library publishing

* Timeshares, Steampunk’d – DAW Books; The Corner Cafe, A Tasty Collection of Short Stories

Other books:

Searching For A Starry Night, A Miniature Art Mystery

* 2009 EPPIE Award finalist, children’s/YA books

Updated print & Kindle.

* In Miniature Style II – print & ebook, Kindle

Short Story Ebooks:
* Christmas short story ebook: Christmas at the North Pole Compound

* Horror ebooks: The Killer Valentine Ball and Motherly Love.

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