Zombies fiction can be either too grim to stomach or too far from mythology to seem anything like the walking dead. Petrucha’s Hessius Mann series manages to skirt that middle ground between immutable realism and fascinating possibility to create one of my favorite zombie series of all time.
Author: Stefan Petrucha
The word “noir” doesn’t even begin to capture the dark, gritty world of DEAD MANN WALKING. Hessius Mann is an undead Humphrey Bogart, battered and flawed and wry, and his relationships with the other lost souls in Fort Hammer are poignant moments in this mix of mystery and undeath.
Title: Blood Prophecy Author: Stefan Petrucha Series: N/A Cover Art: Chris McGrath Genre: Paranormal Historical Mass Market Paperback: 368 pages Publisher: Grand Central Publishing Date Published: November 1, 2010 ISBN-10: 0446555991 ISBN-13: 978-0446555999 Review Copy Source: Author Reviewed by: Abigail Book Description Man and monster are in his blood. . . His name is Jeremiah Fall. A soldier of fortune, he has been fighting his own war for 150 years–ever since the beast in him was born. Desperate to restore his lost humanity, Fall crosses the sands of Egypt, discovers a lost city off the coast of France,… Read more »