By Mercedes Lackey, Rosemary Edghill
Jett is a lady passing as a boy, residing as a cowboy within the outdated West as she searches for her long-lost brother. whilst the publication opens, she's simply rolled right into a new city, the place she stops via the saloon. issues are really calm, even though she suspects there'll be hassle from a minimum of one of many locals. yes sufficient, hassle begins to mosey over, when...
The saloon is invaded through zombies.
Barely escaping together with her existence, Jett hightails it out of city and shortly falls into the corporate of Honoria Gibbons, a sensible, self-sufficient younger girl who additionally occurs to be a superb inventor. including White Fox, a tender guy they meet, they got down to observe what's brought on the zombie rebellion. seems those zombies aren't emerging from the lifeless in their personal accord... yet who would need an undead military? And why?
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Come inside now. There’s something bad out there. The shadows on the lawn began to move. Jamie stared, too scared to scream, as the dark patterns began to unfold. He looked up into the tree, and now he could see the branches shifting as whatever was in there began to move, could hear the rustling of the bark as something—lots of things, it sounds like there’s lots of them—started to move through the boughs of the oak. He looked desperately at his father who was still staring into the tree, lit by the red lights from the car.
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A long, wide room, lined on both sides with thin beds covered in olive-green sheets and blankets. The beds were pristine, as though they had never been slept in, and the metal lockers that stood between them shone like new. ” he asked Frankenstein. The monster opened his mouth to reply, but a deafening siren drowned out the words.
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