I find zombie fiction's premise so preposterous that one would only write it on a dare.
Fellow Baen author John Ringo did, too. So he dared himself. And when John applies his irresistible talent to anything, well...his resultant Black Tide Rising series, about a terrori...
Book's covers can tell more than their illustrations, even Kurt Miller's multi-faceted one. MEE's title script mimics art-deco 1930s Nazi propaganda posters.