A terrifying thriller that will crawl beneath your skin and leave fresh blood on every page. Across America a mysterious disease is turning ordinary people into . Editorial Reviews. From Publishers Weekly. Starred Review. In Sigler’s riveting horror thriller, Infected: A Novel – Kindle edition by Scott Sigler. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note. Editorial Reviews. From Publishers Weekly. Starred Review. In Sigler’s riveting horror thriller, Infected: Infected Book 1 – Kindle edition by Scott Sigler.

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Give it a read. These sections reminded me of Peeps by Scott Westerfeld, with all the information about how parasites affect the host and control their behavior – they could be companion novels.

Then a former football player gets infected. Both Scott and Reesie are diehard Detroit Lions fans.

Infected by Scott Sigler

The bigger question is: I also liked that Sigler didn’t pull many punches with the violence or gore. Combine this with several descriptions scltt murders that have a bizarre sense of humour about them and an alien invasion which is characterized by everything we don’t know, and the horror aspects couldn’t be executed more perfectly.


It starts out as a rash, but slowly evolves into something worse, to the point that the virus can communicate telepathically with Perry. Authors rarely do a good job reading their own works, and Sigler even acknowledges that he can’t do female voices. Tons of the book was internal dialogue and mundane activities that would occasionally climax into a gory mess.

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So, I headed over to Audible, where I poked around a while, and listened to some samples and finally decided on Infected. I wanted to like this book.

The infection consists of triangular shaped growths on the body. I liked it quite a lot.

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I scoft even try listening to one of his stories on my Ipod. Stay in Touch Sign up. Once infected Perry fights back. There are definite pacing issues, but Sigler’s writing did in general overcome those well enough to keep me reading to the end even if I wasn’t appreciating the characters very much.

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He begins the book as a man struggling with anger with the help of a sarcastic but faithful best friend. A Novel The Infected. Doesn’t seem like a zombie book at all, at siggler where I left off, so not sure why it’s tagged that way? But the way the Triangles were handled was great.


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Meanwhile Perry Dawsey — a hulking former football star now resigned to life as a cubicle-bound desk jockey — awakens one morning to find several mysterious welts growing on his body. This is definitely a book that could give you nightmares.

Perry Dawsey is a big guy, he has been known for his horrible temper but has settled into a boring office job. These are the questions that are answered.

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But here’s the thing: Most of the focus is on Perry Dawsey, a young ex-football-player who’s infected by the Triangles and who fights sigper losing battle against encroaching insanity as they grow within him.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The terrors afflicting the sleepy town of Hampstead, Connecticut, were beyond imagination.

New features frequently added. Showing of reviews. Perry’s had enough; he’s zcott going to be used as a human incubator. I am looking forward to digging into the latter 2 parts of the trilogy to see where this heads! Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.