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Michael Slade – Zombie

Posted by demonik on June 14, 2009

Michael Slade – Zombie (New English Library, 1996)

Chris Moore

Chris Moore

Blurb:

WHAT THIN RED LINE FROM THE HEART OF DARKNESS CONNECTED THESE HORRORS ANCIENT AND MODERN?

A murderous battle against overwhelming odds in Africa over a hundred years ago and a crazed killer on a mission of primal vengeance today … bloody age-old rituals of unspeakable mutilation and their grisly echoes in a series of atrocities in a bustling modern community … the invocation of sinister spirits from the shadowlands on the borders of life and death and a heroic lawman on trial for an especially bestial and sickening slaughter …

Once again, detectives Robert DeClercq, Zinc Chandler and their colleagues in the Special X unit find themselves up against a fiendishly complex case of violent death and occult terror rooted in a nightmare past of blood and butchery. Here is a story of homicidal madness and uncanny dread to bring the dead themselves to screaming wakefulness …

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