Steve Stred reviews Flora & Jim ... what will be defrosted and come alive, squirming forth ...
Steve Stred, author of the unnerving Yuri (DON'T EAT THE STEW!!!), reviews Flora & Jim.
The world is frozen.
The animals ascendant.
And, locked in desperate pursuit of "the other father" across a grim icy apocalypse, Jim will do anything to keep his daughter alive.
“I wanted to smash fear’s spine with my boot.”
"If you’ve spent any amount of time reading through any of my reviews or even seeing my tweets on Twitter about what books I’ve snagged, you’ll frequently see me say that I like to buy, read and review books from the folks who interact with me a bunch and who have supported me through likes, shares/retweets, buying my books or just being supportive. It doesn’t create any sort of preconceived bias going into reading, I just know how tough it can be to get your book seen when so many great books keep coming out.
Flora & Jim is one such book that I needed to snag. BP has always been fantastic and very engaging on the various platforms and when I saw the synopsis to this one I was hooked. While I am typically a bit jaded or uninterested about a lot of post-apocalyptic stories, one such plot point I’ll never lose interest in is the ‘earth is now frozen’ narrative.
I was intrigued between the tension-filled relationship between Flora & Jim and it worked well that the story starts off by us being thrown into the middle of the action. The world is ice now, completely frozen over and society as we know it has disintegrated ..."
Read the full review at kendallreviews.com
Steve Stred writes dark, bleak horror fiction.
Steve is the author of the novels Invisible & The Stranger, the novellas The Girl Who Hid in the Trees, Wagon Buddy, Yuri and Jane: the 816 Chronicles and two collections of short stories; Frostbitten: 12 Hymns of Misery and Left Hand Path: 13 More Tales of Black Magick, and the dark poetry collection Dim the Sun.