"Littlefield turns what could be just another zombie apocalypse into a thoughtful and entertaining exploration of many themes.... Littlefield has a gift for pacing, her adroit and detailed world-building going down easy amid page-turning action and evocative, sensual, harrowing descriptions that bring every paragraph of this thriller to life." --Publishers Weekly, starred review on Aftertime
"The fresh, original worldbuilding solidly supports the unfolding narrative and Littlefield's compelling writing will keep readers turning pages late into the night to find out what happens next. Outstanding!" --RT Book Reviews, Seal of Excellence on Aftertime
"Stephen King's The Stand in a bra and panties.... Aftertime is a highly palatable amalgam of post-apocalyptic fiction, romance, and horror. Yes, the overall storyline is epic but ultimately this is a truly intimate story about one woman's search for herself." --Paul Goat Allen
"Littlefield creates characters with just the right quirks to charm." --Kirkus Reviews
"Rollicking... Delivers on the promise of her debut, A Bad Day for Sorry. Littlefield wields humor like a whip, but never lets it dilute the whodunit."
--Publisher's Weekly on A Bad Day for Pretty [starred review]
"Crime fiction hasn't seen a character as scrappy, mean and incredibly appealing as Stella in a long time. A-"
-Entertainment Weekly on A Bad Day for Sorry
"[Littlefield is] one of the brightest new mystery writers in the business."
-The Huffington Post
"Another of the year's best debuts, a standout mystery distinguished by its charming protagonist and her compelling voice."
--Chicago Sun-Times on A Bad Day for Sorry
"Sophie Littlefield shows considerable skills for delving into the depths of her characters and complex plotting as she disarms the reader.... [She] keeps the plot churning with realistic action that doesn't let up."
-South Florida Sun-Sentinel on A Bad Day for Sorry
"A Bad Day for Pretty firmly establishes [Littlefield] as a new brand of writer.... It's a joy when a new writer holds your attention from beginning to end. It's a treat when she has something so new to say."
Sophie Littlefield grew up in rural Missouri, the middle child of a professor and an artist. She has been writing stories since childhood. After taking a hiatus to raise her children, she sold her first book in 2008, and has since authored over a dozen novels in several genres. Sophie’s novels have won Anthony and RT Book Awards and been shortlisted for Edgar, Barry, Crimespree, Macavity, and Goodreads Choice Awards. In addition to women’s fiction, she writes the post-apocalyptic Aftertime series, the Stella Hardesty and Joe Bashir crime series, and thrillers for young adults. She is a past president of the San Francisco Romance Writers of America chapter. Sophie makes her home in northern California.See all Product Description