|Stefan Petrucha's Dead Mann Walking debuts on|
Oct. 4. The novel follows the life and adventures
of a detective who is NOT a vampire.
Author Stefan Petrucha's new urban fantasy series, Hessius Mann, debuts tomorrow with the release of Dead Mann Walking. You might be able to guess from the title, but this book series is about zombies!
There is a short story involving the novel's characters on Dark Faerie Tales and it's definitely got my interest. It seems like the series will be a good mix of SciFi and mystery, and the main character is male. There is a large concentration of female character leads in urban fantasy fiction, so I'm really interested to read this novel which I think will be a different take on the paranormal detective plotline.
"JUST BECAUSE YOU’RE DEAD DOESN’T MEAN YOU CAN’T HAVE A LIFE…
After Hessius Mann was convicted of his wife’s murder, suppressed evidence came to light and the verdict was overturned — too bad he was already executed.
Thanks to the miracles of modern science Hessius was brought back to life. Sort of. Now that he’s joined the ranks of Fort Hammer’s pulse-challenged population, Hessius attempts to make a “living” as a private investigator.
But when a missing persons case leads to a few zombies cut to pieces, Hessius starts thinking that someone’s giving him the run-around — and it’s not like he’s in any condition to make a quick getaway…"