Harlequin romances with zombies? Sounds kind of odd, right? Well, it is a little odd. But it is also, apparently, a fairly popular reading theme for Harlequin fans. Popular enough to inspire a short article, anyway.
Check it out at "Take a Bite out of Zombie Fiction" over on their site. The article is accompanied by links to Harlequin's zombie-romances.
This pro-and-con is really a pair of short commentaries. Two loyal Harlequin readers each sound off with their thoughts.
"...are a metaphor for many issues we combat in society. For this very reason zombies will remain an iconic figure in popular culture for years to come."
"There are only so many ways a well-known concept can be tweaked without losing its essence. You can make zombies run fast or be infected by spores, but they are still zombies with all the traits and limitations associated with them."
Want to know which Harlequin Romances involve zombies? Scroll down the page, and eight different titles are offered along with the article, many of them published within the past 12 months.
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Through the Zombie Glass
(Devoti is also the author of the free zombie fiction novel Zombie Midnight)