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Pretty Vicious

Pretty Vicious

Pretty Vicious is a short story set in the post-apocalyptic Wastelanders universe, about a young woman on the run in a lawless, post-nuclear America.

In a lawless, post-nuclear wasteland, Dolly lives in relative comfort working as a prostitute. She’s got food and shelter, which is more than most have, but she wants to step out of the frying pan and into the fire, to break free and risk life on her own in the wastes.
She escapes with a gun, a knife, and the clothes on her back. She has no knowledge of how to survive in the outside world, but anything will be better than the half-numb life she’s leading.
But Dolly soon learns she’ll have to become as vicious as the wastes around her if she is to make her way alone in the darkness.


“A full throttle, sand-in-your-eyes, no holds barred ride through a Mad Max-style wasteland.” – Delilah S. Dawson on Bite
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Genre: Fiction / Fiction / Action & Adventure

On Sale: December 12th 2017

Price: $1.99

Page Count: 29

ISBN-13: 9780316482936

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Praise

"Bite is a full throttle, sand-in-your-eyes, no holds barred ride through a Mad Max-style wasteland where the bad guys become family. Finally, an underdog with teeth!"—Delilah S. Dawson
"In an environment that turns people into monsters, where the line between good and bad is thinner than a knife-edge, survival is the least of Kid's problems. This post-apocalyptic debut may seem to take its scenery straight from the film Mad Max, but Merbeth has created her own universe filled with destruction and not a small amount of grim, acerbic wit. Fans of Mira Grant's "Newsflesh" series will be pleased by the smart writing."—Library Journal on Bite
"Filled with dark humor, wit, and a realistic dystopian setting, Bite plays with the idea of who the good guys are in such a harsh world. Think Carl Hiaasen thriller set in a Mad Max world, and you have an idea of what to expect."—Booklist (starred review)
"A high-octane story that sinks its teeth into you and refuses to let go."—K. B. Wagers on Bite
"Merbeth's debut novel puts a unique spin on post-apocalyptic horror... Bite flips the script."—B&N
"Pure undiluted high octane anarchy ... If you enjoy movies like Mad Max: Fury Road, or games like Fallout 4 and Borderlands, then Bite is the book for you. Gleefully unrestrained and unrelenting, strap yourself in an enjoy the ride. Bite is here, let the mayhem commence!"—The Eloquent Page