Born in St. Louis, M. K. Ferguson grew up telling stories. He was never without a notebook in his youth to scribble down the next line of whatever film he was writing or the next sentence of a short story. Having a deep admiration for movies and the power they have he focused must of his creative energies on screenwriting. In more recent years he has been focusing on novels.
In the wild backcountry of the Washington Territory on the cusp of the 20th Century, the recently dead are coming back. Stalked by the ravenous and reanimated dead, an unlikely collection of survivors struggle to put aside their differences and navigate their way from the small town of Quincy to the hope of security at the port of Seattle.