Death has its perks, but only for those who can keep a secret. When Malcolm is brought back to life by a benevolent reaper, he discovers a world of scythes and spirits that has always existed just beyond his reach. More
Ersatz is a short story companion to the urban fantasy series Devil Have Mercy.
The DEVIL HAVE MERCY Series Iris Hypocrite Death Eater Heretic Heathen (Spring 2013)
Michael Horton is an author of speculative fiction (with a proclivity toward urban fantasy) living in Atlanta, Georgia. His hobbies outside of writing include cooking, drawing, designing games he will never have time to complete, and Oxford commas.
on March 3, 2016 :
This is a great story. The writing style is tight and efficient, and the pacing is great. The writer clearly establishes a distinct voice for the protagonist, and the readers are introduced to the world very effectively.