Veteran Hollywood writer offers zombie
novel with brains
Hollywood, CA, November 7, 2010 - With
Rise Again (Simon and Schuster),
veteran Hollywood writer, artist, and
designer Ben Tripp raises the bar for
horror and science fiction alike. With an
uncertain future ahead of us, Tripp goes for
the jugular with a worst-case scenario that
is hard to beat.
Tripp's twenty-year career as an artist,
writer, and designer who has worked with
major entertainment companies and motion
picture studios and traveled the globe has
prepared him to both entertain and challenge
readers. He is one of the world’s leading
public experience conceptualists, with an
international portfolio of projects ranging
from urban master planning to theme parks.
His expertise in crowd dynamics allows a
realistic portrayal of what could really
happen if the dead rose again!
Vast corporate experience and knowledge
gained from diverse career travels culminate
in his unique worldview, which offers an
unusual balance between entertainment and
spectacle. Understanding that entertainment
does not necessarily require the sacrifice
of quality writing, Ben Tripp keeps thrilled
readers turning page after page.
Rise Again is available in
bookstores everywhere. Visit this amazingly
creative thinker's blog at:
the novel's website at
Cory Doctorow, BoingBoing: "…Tripp raises
the stakes so high that the book becomes
nearly impossible to put down…"
Jessica Moyer, Booklist: "…Tripp’s debut is
a thrilling page-turner that will delight
fans of zombie fiction and post-apocalyptic
stories, including Charlie Huston’s
Sleepless and Justin Cronin’s The Passage…"
Harriet Klausner, Alternative Worlds:
"…George Romero will love Rise Again… a
zombie thriller that would make a terrific
action movie due to a strong cast of
starring characters… "
Melissa, reviewer at Books & Things: "…The
ending is haunting and may keep you awake…"
Rock, Killingboxx: "…Rise Again has much to
offer the discriminating horror reader…
character development, intelligent detail,
and a fast paced story-line that one cannot
fathom putting down…"
Starred Review, Library Journal: "…The final
sentence takes it to another level…"
Los Angeles Magazine, Reading List Top Pick,
Lavanya Karthik, Bookpleasures: "…a hero as
compelling as they come, all damage and
daring, with a strong maternal instinct that
keeps her on the trail of an elusive
Any New Books? Staff Pick, New Horror
Bookswim Springboard Author Award winner
Amy Phelps, News & Sentinel: "…a great
thrill ride of a story…"