She is aware of Lazarus' secret; it's a site of infrequent Risings of the dead. But lately, the phenomenon is happening more often.
When Luella approaches Sheriff Drake and Mayor Cole to offer her aid, both men are skeptical.
How can this stranger stop the Risings? It soon becomes clear tha
got the book in the mail today and was a little surprised, it is just 100 pages and the wording is huge too. a little disappointing but maybe once i read it the book will make up for it's limited pages.
Lazarus is a tightly written novella that immerses the reader in the old west, with a twilight zone bent to it. Its mix of magic and the grit of the old west keeps the reader intrigued page after page. Lori Tit...more
Fast-paced, clever and articulate, the story flowed, and I was surprised that, after only a small chunk of pages in, I already ha...more
Widow Luella Pembry arrives in Lazarus with a zombie-detecting device and a plan to stop the town from being overrun. She offers her help, for a price. But the town Sheriff and Mayer have buried secrets of their own, and don’t appreciate Luella digging around in their pasts. W...more
I loved the premise of zombie tale set in the Old West and had high hopes. After all, why wouldn't the supernatural beings exist in a land of outlaws, quick guns and quicker deaths?
My expectations were not met, sadly. The writing flowed as though it were a police report: Just the facts, ma'am. The dialogue was a forced and did not flow naturally. Because of this, the story seemed jumpy to me, almost as though it...more
Luella Pembry waltzes into the town of Lazarus, challenging the people’s laws and the heart of Sheriff Benjamin Drake. She’s haunted by a difficult past and frequent, chilling warnings from the apparitions she sees. Little does she know that Sheriff Drake has his own supernatural abilities too. But Lue...more
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