Sixth in the dark, urban fantasy series that “shines in a crowded genre” (USA Today).
Angel Crawford, white trash zombie, believes it’s time for zombies to come out of the dark and coexist openly with the living. However, there are plenty of people who disagree with her, from other zombies to corporations who stand to profit off the zombie parasite. Angel goes off the chain when she uncovers a plot by one such corporation, Saberton, to instigate a zombie rampage in order to turn public sentiment against her kind. She knows that not only would innocent people be killed, but the plot would also result in all zombies getting detained — or worse. To thwart Saberton’s efforts, Angel embarks on a one-zombie campaign to beat the corporation to the punch and expose the truth about her kind.
Diana Rowland has lived her entire life below the Mason-Dixon line, uses "y'all" for second-person-plural, and otherwise has no southern accent (in her opinion.) She attended college at Georgia Tech where she earned a BS in Applied Mathematics, and after graduation forgot everything about higher math as quickly as possible.
She has worked as a bartender, a blackjack dealer, a pit boss, a street cop, a detective, a computer forensics specialist, a crime scene investigator, and a morgue assistant, which means that she's seen more than her share of what humans can do to each other and to themselves. She won the marksmanship award in her Police Academy class, has a black belt in Hapkido, has handled numerous dead bodies in ... (more)