Wednesday, August 26, 2020

The Ninth Legion: Battle Against the Undead

Are you ready for a great zombie read? Today's author interview with J. C. Kinsale takes you into another world filled with zombies and The Ninth Legion. Find out how this story ends.

The Ninth Legion: Battle Against the Undead Kindle Edition

J.C. Kinsale

The Ninth Legion: Battle Against the Undead

Tell your readers a little about yourself, where you grew up, where you live now, where you went to school etc. Let them get to know the personal you.

I traveled a lot when I was young, so it’s hard to say where I grew up. But for the most part, I’ve been in small towns in the Midwest, and I am very fond of my time in Ireland.

What inspired you to author this book?

We all seen zombie movies and books. I wanted to blend that in with something historical. One day I was watching a documentary and thought to myself, what if the 9th Legion encountered zombies. How would they do?

Where did you get the inspiration for your book’s cover?

I wanted to depict a roman soldier overlooking what is today England and have a feeling of beauty and fear.

Who has been the most significant influence on you personally and as a writer?

Ray Bradbury. I love reading his short stories when I was a child, and that encouraged me to write short stories and novellas.

What were your struggles or obstacles you had to overcome to get this book written?

Finding time from working multiple jobs to pursue this passion in writing and this book in particular.

Tell your readers about your book.

This is the first book in this epic zombie thriller series. Roman centurion Arturius joins the Ninth Legion in Londinium. Arturius fought against many different enemies. But this time, the enemies are the undead.

Who is your target audience, and why?

It’s for most adults and young adults who enjoy sci-fi—especially those who enjoy history and zombies.

What do you consider your greatest success in life?

My greatest success in life is meeting the one I love and starting a family with the one I love.

What one unique thing sets you apart from other writers in your genre?

I can take any topic or idea and see it in a different light, and from that, I can create something new and interesting.