Tomes of The Dead: Stronghold
by Paul Finch
Abaddon Paperback ISBN/ITEM#: 9781907519109
Date: 19 August 2010 List Price £7.99 Amazon US / Amazon UK /
The second Abaddon offering this month is a new title in their Tomes of the Dead series, which the publisher's web site describes as "some of the very best eyeball popping, gut munching, zombie fiction around, groaning with horror and excitement" - given that they're otherwise very likely to eat your brainssss, I'd recommend you take their word for it!Paul Finch's Stronghold is a B format release.
"Ranulf, a young English knight sent to recapture Grogan Castle from the Welsh, comes into conflict with his leaders over their brutal methods. Unbeknownst to any of them, the native druids are planning a devastating counter-attack, using an ancient artefact to summon an army that even the castle's superstitious Medieval defenders could never have imagined.
Grogan Castle, seemingly impregnable to assault –- armed with the fiendish devices to slaughter would-be attackers in their multitudes -– is besieged by countless, tireless soldiers forged from bone and raddled flesh. As lives are held in the balance Ranulf must defy his masters and rescue the daughter of his enemy, but hope lasts only so long as the stronghold holds out against the legions of the angry dead..."