Living Dead Girl

Wow! What a thrilling novel! This exciting novel, written by Ms. Nessie Strange, is one that will grab a reader from the first, and much like a roller coaster, not let go. Even at the end, I was still wondering, will there be more? The story is certainly set up in such a way that a sequel or even a series is entirely possible. The characters are entertaining, and each has their own demons (some literally), and I admit, I found myself cheering for our blue haired musician Jack and his mortician girlfriend, Jen. They have a romance that can withstand pretty much anything, zombies and Hell included. This is a rock gig of a lifetime, one not to be missed.

Jen MacLellan has her life worked out. She has a good, steady job helping in her dad’s funeral home, and no real guy problems to speak of. But she knows trouble when she sees it, and when blue haired, tattooed rocker Jack Norris walks into her life, she knows she’s in for a lot of it. The problem is that her younger brother Drew is playing in Jack’s band. All is fine, until Drew turns up missing. Jen knows the one person she can turn to is Jack. With his help, she is able to locate Drew. She also loses something much more valuable: her heart. As things with Jack heat up, a threat is looming in the shadows. Someone wants Jen dead, and when Jen is found murdered, everything—and everyone—goes crazy. Jen knows who did it, and now she has to figure out how to stop a killer. The one problem? She’s dead. So what’s a girl to do? Why, become a living dead girl, of course!

Book Blurb for Living Dead Girl

Jen MacLellan has hit a dead end…

Jen knows tattooed, blue-haired Jack Norris is trouble the minute he opens his front door. And being a mortician in the avante garde East Side of Providence, Jen has seen a lot. Jack has recruited Jen’s teenage brother Drew to play drums for his less-than-respectable punk band, and Jen has no choice but to follow their gigs to keep her little brother out of trouble. But when Drew goes missing, she finds herself in the awkward position of asking for Jack’s help. Shocked that he agrees, Jen decides she may have misjudged him. Worse, she might even like him.

But when Jen is brutally attacked, she awakens in the hospital where a Sid Vicious look-alike greets her with the news: she’s dead, and he’s the reaper assigned to take her away. Yeah, not so much. Refusing to leave, Jen’s spirit watches helplessly as her loved ones suffer, powerless to ease her family’s grief or prevent the police from accusing Jack of her murder. Desperate to help them, Jen convinces the reaper to bring her back. But reanimating corpses isn’t as easy as it looks, and neither is finding a killer before it’s too late…

Night Owl Reviews Apr, 2014 4.50