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My Undead Mother-in-law Book Launch @ Barnes and Noble
Aug 5 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

My Undead Mother-in-law Book Launch at Barnes and Noble, Peoria Illinois

She’s coming! She’s My Undead Mother-in-law and she’s the sequel to Zombie Turkeys. The My Undead Mother-in-law book launch will feature Andy Zach at the Barnes and Noble Store in Peoria from 12-3 on August 5th.  He’ll sign your books and answer any questions about his Life After Life Chronicles series. Here’s a map to the store:

My Undead Mother-in-law Book Launch
Map to My Undead Mother-in-law Book Launch Click to go to site.

Here’s the front cover of the new book by Andy Zach. Click here for my author page on Amazon.

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Preview Cover of “My Undead Mother-in-law”, on sale on Amazon in July 2017.

Get an Excerpt of My Undead Mother-in-law Book Launch Now

I probably won’t be able to read from my book for my fans at Barnes and Noble, but you can hear an excerpt right here!


More My Undead Mother-in-law Book Launch Goodies

Not only do I have the front cover, I have the preliminary back cover:

My Undead Mother-in-law Book Launch
The preliminary back cover of My Undead Mother-in-law

Then, there’s also the back cover blurb next:

My mother-in-law’s a zombie. And she has anger-management issues.

My dear mother-in-law, Diane Newby, was zombified by accident. That doesn’t stop her from volunteering at her church bake sales and cooking pot roast for her daughter and son-in-law, me, Ron Yardley. What ticks her off is when people don’t treat her like a normal human being—though with glowing red eyes and super strength and speed, she’s hardly normal. And when she doesn’t get her own way, look out. She explodes and leaves broken plaster and body parts in her wake.

Now she’s taken up the cause of poor oppressed zombies everywhere. She will march for zombie equality until she gets it. Nothing stops her: not brick walls, the federal government, or middle-aged spread. She dominates zombie turkeys and human beings.

But the world’s most secret and powerful criminal plans to make money with zombies and to control them. As a billionaire crime boss, he’s used to getting his way. His only problem with zombies is that they have way too much free will. He has a solution for that. But will it work with Diane Newby?

The world divides into pro-zombie versus anti-zombie factions. Battles break out everywhere, military and legal. Even blogging in my basement, I barely escape death. Which side will you take? Who will live and who will die?

You might not survive this book. But at least you’ll die laughing.

That’s all for now!  Keep watching for more!


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Here you get useful resources and links to the key books that I used in self-publishing. You also get great reviews great books.  Finally, you also get links to zombie and fantasy web sites I have found useful and links to other fantasy authors.

Resources and Reviews by Andy Zach on Self-publishing and Writing

Dan Poynter’s Self Publishing Manual Vol 2

Dan Poynter’s Self-Publishing Manual Vol. 2

How I Sold 30,000 eBooks on Amazon’s Kindle

How I Sold 30,000 eBooks on Amazon's Kindle-An Easy-To-Follow Self-Publishing Guidebook 2016 Edition by [Crosbie, Martin] Resources
How I Sold 30,000 eBooks on Amazon’s Kindle. An Easy-To-Follow Self-Publishing Guidebook 2016 Edition by [Crosbie, Martin]









Bullies, Bastards, & Bitches: Write Fiction Bad Boys

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4.0 out of 5 stars Very Useful Book for Writers, June 3, 2017
By Andy Zach
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This review is from: Bullies, Bastards And Bitches: How To Write The Bad Guys Of Fiction (Paperback)
As a fantasy author, I learned a lot about writing villains. I was in the middle of writing my sequel, “My Undead Mother-in-law” and it ended up much better (according to early readers; it’s not out until July 2017).

Besides villains, Ms. Morrell also covers dark heroes, anti-heroes, sympathetic villains, likable bad guys, neutral characters and truly wicked ones. She has a chapter on psychopaths and sociopaths, too, providing definitions and examples of each. She goes further, giving resources the reader can pursue to understand the psychology of criminals.

Indeed, the many examples she cites of heroes, lovable bad guys, and villains from contemporary culture, fiction, and movies, are probably the best feature of the book. I recommend this book for anyone interested in writing or learning to write.





Other Fantasy book reviews by Andy Zach




“I love irony, and it works particularly well here. Nice job.” – Advanced reader reviews.

Zombie Book Reviews
Cover of Kindle edition of “Zombie Turkeys”. Click to download.

“This is what makes the book so fun to read. Nice storytelling.”

“Great job with these press conferences and their spin.”

“This is too good. Love it!”

“Just clever writing.”

“This is great! Laughed out loud.”

“I laughed out loud, thought the parody was spot on, and enjoyed the satire.”

“Oh, this cracked me up! Classic. Love it. Well done.”

“You use similes so wisely—and they’re so apropos to the story too.”