Published: September 27, 2011
Zombie monsters struck from the mold of countless drive-in B movies supply mayhem and gore in Darkness Falling. Their onslaught is heralded one day by a predawn flash of unearthly light that cuts off middle-American everyville Jesman’s Bend from communication with the outside world. When four employees of local radio station KMRT investigate, they find the town mysteriously depopulated, apparently in the middle of regular routines. Familiar folk reappear shortly afterward, all wearing concealing sunglasses and gloves and driven by malignant alien motives revealed when they descend en masse upon the terrified foursome . .
A very different take on a becoming tired Zombie themed genre but a very enjoyable one to read. I love that they come back with sunglasses and gloves and they are all identical. Now, ask your self, where did they come from? Thousands of sunglasses and gloves just lying around to be found by newly generated Zombies? I don’t think so, but this is never addressed in the book but neither is the new intelligence the Zombies have to turn regular cars and trucks and busses into flying machines. I love this book despite these slight flaws and can’t wait to read the next installment.