My Loaded Gun, My Lonely Heart
"This emotionally charged genre-buster serves up morethan a few good punches and won't disappoint fans of dark fantasylaced with pitch-black humor." —PublishersWeeklyVitus Adamson has a second chance at life now that he's nolonger a zombie. But after killing his brother Jamie, Vitus landsin prison on murder charges. Jamie's death exposes secretgovernment projects so deep in the black they cannot beseen—without Vitus, that is.Sprung from jail, the government hires Vitus to clean up Jamie'smesses, but tracking down his brother's homemade monsters gonerogue is easier said than done. The first of them is a convictedkiller assumed to be safely behind bars. However, it appears he isstill committing murder through his victim's dreams. High onAtroxipine—the drug that once kept him functioning among theliving—and lapsing into addiction, Vitus's grip on reality takes anasty turn when his own dreams begin slipping sideways.Vitus's problems multiply as he deals with his failed friendshipwith wheelchair-bound officer Geoff Lafferty, his wrecked romancewith the town mortician Niko, government agents working for hisfather, sinister figures lurking in the shadows, and, least of all,the complications of learning how to be human again.Secret agents, conspiracy theories, broken hearts and lonelysouls, the siren song of prescription drugs . . . in My LoadedGun, My Lonely Heart, readers are invited to discover lifeafter undeath, where there are no happy endings.