It took thirty minutes for the city to die. But for the inhabitants of Birmingham City, UK the hunger will last forever. The military has sealed the city. No one is getting in. No one is getting out. But Kevin O'Connell and his team of cyber-criminals have a job to do. A job that will see them receiving a huge payout if they succeed. Or a bullet if they don't. Once inside the confines of the city O'Connell and his team are about to find out that staying alive will prove to be just as difficult as staying dead ...
Dave Jeffery is perhaps best known for his zombie novel Necropolis Rising which has gone on to be a UK #1 Bestseller. His Young Adult work includes the critically acclaimed Beatrice Beecham Series, BBC: Headroom endorsed Finding Jericho and the 2012 Edge Hill Prize Long-listed Campfire Chillers short story collection. His short story, Masquerade was nominated for The Horror Society's IGOR Award and features in the society's forthcoming Best of Horror, 2013 Anthology.
Dave has contributed to several anthologies from a variety of publishers including Dark Continents Publishing, Inc., Wild Wolf Publishing, Imprint Phoenix, Hersham Horror Books, Wicked East Press and Hidden Thoughts Press. His work has featured alongside many zombie impresarios including John Russo (Night of the Living Dead), Tony Burgess (Pontypool) and Joe McKinney (Flesh Eaters). His short story Daddy Dearest features in the award-winning Holiday of the Dead anthology (This is Horror Awards, Best Anthology, 2012.
Necromancer: Necropolis Rising II is slated for release through Dark Continents Publishing, Inc. in October, 2013. His short story Ascension (featured in ALT-ZOMBIE, Hersham Horror)has been filmed by Venomous Little Man Productions and will be screened at the following festivals:
Feratum Horror Film Festival, Mexico, October 2-4th, 2013
Bram Stoker International Film Festival, Whitby, UK, October 24th, 2013
Scardiff Expo., Cardiff, Wales, October 27th, 2013.
More festival news is expected over the coming months. Exodus, s spin-off TV show based on Ascension, is currently in development.
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The ASCENSION trailer can be found by following this link:
Necropolis Rising Reviews
"If the undead ever needed a shot of life, this is it!" Shock Horror Magazine.
"One hell of a zombie book!" Horror Web.com
"Colossally enjoyable!" Alasdair Stuart, British Fantasy Society Journal