Orphaned Mary seeks knowledge of life, love, and especially what lies beyond her walled village and the surrounding forest, where dwell the Unconsecrated, aggressive flesh-eating people who were once dead.
The Hunt - Andrew Fukuda. First in a trilogy. Gene has spent his whole life hiding in plain sight - a human among vampires. Interesting premise, very suspenseful, lots of handwaving required to dismiss the awkward plot inconsistencies.
Apocalypse Z - The Beginning of the End: The dead rise… A mysterious incident in Russia, a blip buried in the news—it’s the only warning humanity receives that civilization will soon be destroyed by a single, voracious virus that creates monsters of men.