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BOOK REVIEW: Suffer the Children by Craig DiLouie

Like a car crash, Suffer the Children by Craig DiLouie is tragic and horrifying, but no matter how much you may want to, you simply cannot look away.

DiLouie goes for the throat, hitting us where we are most vulnerable: our children.

This apocalyptic tale introduces us to Herod’s Disease, a virus that kills every child in the world without warning. The kids are buried, they are mourned, and then, they come back. They still look and act dead with the exception of their ability to walk and say a few words— sometimes expressed as screams in the night. They’re hungry and they’re asking for blood. Once fed, they return to their former selves. If they’re not fed, they die again. Their parents are forced to make sacrifices they never thought possible to keep their children alive.

How much blood would you shed to save your child? Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Suffer the Children by Craig DiLouie