On Sale: September 17, 2013
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Fantasy | Horror
Four terror-inducing novellas from acclaimed bestselling
authors Kelley Armstrong, David Liss, Christopher Golden,
and Jonathan Maberry beginning with the premise: â€śA stranger
comes to town, offering to raise the townsfolkâ€™s dearly
departed from the deadâ€”for a price.â€ť
In Kelley Armstrongâ€™s â€śSuffer the Children,â€ť an acute
diphtheria outbreak kills most of the children in an
isolated village in nineteen-century Ontario. Then a
stranger arrives and offers to bring the children back to
life. He wants money, of course, an extravagant sum, but
more importantly, but for each child resurrected, one
villager must voluntarily offer his life...
In David Lissâ€™s
â€śThe Good-Natured Man,â€ť a con man on the margins of
eighteenth-century British society discovers a book that
reveals the method for bringing the dead back to life. After
considering just how far he would go to avoid bringing his
violent father back, he realizes the real value of this
book. Instead of getting people to pay him to revive their
departed, he will get people to pay him not to...
â€śPipersâ€ť by Christopher Golden, the Texas Border Volunteers
wage a private war against drug smuggling by Mexican cartels
in a modern-day South Texas town, complete with an
indestructible army of the risen dead...
In â€śAlive Dayâ€ť by
Jonathan Maberry, a US Army sergeant must dive into the
underworld of modern-day Afghanistan to try and barter for
the release of his team, never dreaming of the horrors that
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