The Golden Age of Death

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The Golden Age of Death

The Golden Age of Death

  • Author : Amber Benson
  • ISBN : 1101619538
  • Category : Fiction
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 336
  • Release Date : 2013-02-26

Meet Amber Benson's "authentically original creation" (Locus)... My name is Calliope Reaper-Jones (Callie to my friends). I’m Death’s Daughter and—as of very recently—the (reluctant) head of my father’s company, Death, Inc. I was gradually learning how to be a businesswoman. Had the power suits and shoes down, though the day to day was slow going. Then I was blindsided by Enemies Unknown and sent off to I-don’t-know-where. Not a good thing. Now not only must my friends and family be frantic, but without a CEO, Death, Inc., can’t function. With the newly deceased left free to roam the Earth, it’s the zombie apocalypse come true. I’ve got to get back—for my sake and the sake of, oh, all humanity…

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