By Lesa Anders
While the 1st outbreaks happened, the experiences have been fast stifled. by the point the lifeless started to stroll in Lansing, Michigan, it used to be already too overdue to prevent the plague.
In the guts of town, a toddler with melanoma and her caretaker danger their lives to aid a safety protect and a nurse safe an outdated clinic. because the survivors fight to stick alive, the grid starts to fail.
All the whereas, the useless struggle to get inside.
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As the realm crumbles round them, Keith, Lindsey, Jack and a handful of alternative health center staff struggle to maintain their sufferers alive. Will they interact and turn into a neighborhood or will all of it crumble as various personalities collide?
There is Eric Wapowski, the sanatorium safeguard shield who's extra of a quandary than a support; Dr. Doune, mind physician and sociopath, who has been tasked with the activity of gaining knowledge of the plague; and Autumn McAllister, a nine-year-old melanoma sufferer who's previous past her years. whilst Snake and his gang of bikers learn about the medical institution, will they need it for themselves? because the urban is left to burn, will those who remain manage to make a stand opposed to the ever-growing legion of lifeless remaining in on them?
"Dead, yet no longer for Long" is typically darkish, yet there are moments of levity and a message of desire in addition to a number of surprises alongside the best way. it isn't a ebook approximately expert combatants with state of the art guns, yet usual humans thrust into the darkest of situations. what's going to they do to stick alive?
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Dead, but Not for Long by Lesa Anders