By Diana Gabaldon

Lord John gray, a lieutenant-colonel in His Majesty's military, arrives in Jamaica with orders to quash a slave uprising brewing within the mountains. yet a far deadlier risk lies shut to hand. The governor of the island is being menaced by means of zombies, based on a servant. Lord John has no suggestion what a zombie is, however it doesn't sound solid. It sounds even worse while arms smelling of grave airborne dirt and dust pop out of the darkness to take him through the throat. among homicide within the governor's mansion and plantations burning within the mountains, Lord John will want the knowledge of serpents and the success of the satan to maintain the island from exploding.

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