Review of Strain of Resistance by Michelle Bryan

I was 12 years old when the world ended. For eight years I’ve survived in this crap-hole once known as earth. Fighting the alien parasite that mutated most of the population into blood-thirsty freaks, while the rest of us became the lunch special on their alien menu.
Now things are changing and not for the better. The parasite is evolving. Becoming smarter, stronger, and deadlier.
They’ve already stolen everything from me. My home. My family. Even the man I loved. It’s time for this bullshit to end once and for all.
My name is Bixby, and I’m the resistance.
Mature themes. 17+ Rating

In a genre that is flooded with tons of books, it’s wonderfully refreshing to find one that is unique!

Bixby is orphaned at the age of 12 when the world as we know it comes to an end. Are the people becoming zombies or victims of an alien race of parasites? Whatever is happening, it ain’t good!

Bixby is rescued by a group of survivors and she becomes part of the resistance, tasked with killing the “leeches” that are threatening our world. I love the character of Bixby….foul-mouthed, irreverent but with a good heart.

She is still mourning the disappearance of her boyfriend, Sam, but has a new man in her life. Luke truly cares for her, but she won’t let him in. In her heart, she thinks Sam is dead, but a small part of her expects to find him somewhere.

The book has plenty of action, plenty of snark and plenty of pathos. Just the right blend for a post-apocalyptic book. The characters are well-developed, there are plenty of low-lifes out for their own agenda and a touch of romance.

All in all, a thoroughly enjoyable book. I look forward to continuing this series!


Strain of Resistance is currently available through Amazon

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