Contagious: A Novel (The Infected) [Scott Sigler] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. From the acclaimed author of Infected comes an epic. Alien invaders threaten humanity in Sigler’s over-the-top thriller, the sequel to Infected. In the near future, U.S. president John Gutierrez goes. From the acclaimed author of Infected comes an epic and exhilarating story of humanity’s secret battle against a horrific enemy. Across America.
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I enjoyed his books, but they’re definitely for a distinct audience.
This one was the same Well the whole team is back which I was happy to see. It takes itself seriously and bathes heavily in manly-man bonding tropes, yay for digler cliches, and rather dull gunplay and overdone technical descriptions.
Across America, a mysterious pathogen transforms ordinary people into raging killers, psychopaths driven by a terrifying, alien agenda. Jul 28, Christopher rated it really liked it.
Bob’s Breakfast Shack hosts a top secret briefing in the back room. Together, the two of them function as the “angel and devil” on the shoulders of President Gutierrez, who wasn’t really expecting to have to deal with a domestic crisis so early in his presidential career. Feb 16, Ninetailedkat rated it liked it. No, now Perry must deal with the guilt over what he did while under the influence of the Triangles, including the murder of his friend Bill.
There was not even one likable character or any character that wasn’t a depthless stereotype.
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Two of my favorite lines: Across America, a mysterious pathogen transforms ordinary people into raging killers, psychopaths driven by a terrifying, alien agenda. Silger really impacted how much I enjoyed the story. Navigation menu Personal tools Log in. John Gutierrez has to hit the ground running after being briefed by Murray Longworth, making decisions he never thought he would have to make as POTUS. The human race fights back, yet after every battle the disease responds, adapts, using sophisticated strategies and brilliant ruses to fool its pursuers.
John, Robert, and guests are in search for the scariest game ever made. Contagious is a great novel. Some creative soul made a trailer for the book. Dew, Perry, Baum and Jens sit eigler for a friendly meal as they wait for the green light to chase down the Jewell family. I have come to a realization that Scott Sigler is one of the hardest working authors out there.
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Please — no more Scott Sigler. Although still quite gory and disturbing, this book didn’t have that same WTF!? While I loved the flow of the novel, this was my one bone to pick. They have now recruited Perry Dawsey because he can “hear” the communication between the hatchlings and something else to figure out where more of these gates are being built by these hatchlings. The other reasons I did not enjoy the novel quite as much have to do with the ending and I won’t state them here.
But the book does not embrace siger ridiculousness. It also contains less vivid descriptions of bodily mutilation, which made it feel less like Night Shift-era Stephen King to me. Margaret confirms a major breakthrough in the autopsy room. I was wondering how the sigleg was going to get to the 3rd sequel given how the second book was developing and although I didn’t expect him to go that route, I kind of feel like it was a bit weak for that link.
He set up one poster each for twelve of contagiouz bestest, well-writtenest, all-around-awesomest websites he could find, and whaddyaknow, I made the cut.
In a true moment ssigler horror and tragedy, Amos dies, something I actually regret.
The following list of names can be found on the Contagious Fan Character page. Imagine each time you tie your shoes, you have to clip off a little bit of that plastic part to get it to go through the lace holes.
Dec 30, Minutes. I disagree with Sarah, in that I did “get” all the characters and felt it wasn’t necessary to have read the first book. Who’s going to be the alpha dog? From the Hardcover edition.
These three and their team have kept humanity in the game, but that’s not good enough anymore, not when the disease turns contagious, triggering a fast countdown to Armageddon. Click it to download the hi-res version, or you can grab a PDF of it from Scott.
The human race fights back, yet after every battle the disease responds, adapts, using sophisticated strategies and brilliant ruses to fool its pursuers. There’s little exposition, which fits nicely with the fast-paced atmosphere of the book.
Here, everything is kept at Science which is good, at least the reader is not stuck with having to go back to their college notes. Violent and unpredictable, Perry is both the nation’s best hope and a terrifying liability.
Dec 30, Minutes Buy. I know some people have complained of the author narrating his own books – I don’t think he is that bad personally.