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Michael Madden has worked for many years in the IT industry, as a result of which he has been quoted in publications as prestigious as the New York Times. This also spawned the successful blog The History Of (My) Coding, a narrative in eleven parts detailing his experiences in and around various IT departments across a forty year career. You can read the blog here:- The History Of (My) Coding However, until recently writing has been very much a part-time occupation. He published the children’s picture book Ole And Zac And The Port Of Tumbattle, and he followed this with the adult humorous fiction novel Stags! Mmm…No1…Cookbook was his first venture into non-fiction, and was conceived simply to bring a bit of ord...


The History Of Zombies, what’s it all about?

It’s a work of fiction, aimed at young teens. The marketing blurb says Zak and Jimmy loved their X-Boxes, they loved their war games, and they loved shooting virtual zombies. A chance encounter in a local graveyard changed all of that when one of their school friends showed signs of being not quite normal, though not quite a zombie either. That is when the fun really started. They discovered that Jimmy’s dad is an expert on zombies, and his acquaintance, the fabled Joshua Lordsmith, is a self-styled zombie hunter. They got to know all about The History Of Zombies as the outbreak spread, placing Zak. Jimmy, his dad, and Joshua in great danger. The History Of Zombies is actually the title of an old chart that shows all of the different types of zombies and their family tree.