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December 2021!
Denise Swanson: Resurrection


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Resurrection

An Apocalyptic Novel

December 2021

It started with a few internet rumors that were quickly quashed. However, it was only a matter of time before the government's colossal screw up couldn't remain secret any longer. In the search for an ultimate weapon, Project DANTE changed the world overnight, killing billions outright and turning others into zombies. Only a small percentage of the population were spared. Why them? No one knows.

When the story broke, people were told that the gas had a ninety percent fatality rate. Unfortunately, that wasn't the whole truth. Only sixty percent of the exposed population would die, the other thirty percent would be changed into aggressive, flesh-eating creatures who saw anyone alive as prey.

Survivors are forced to do the unimaginable to live another day and to find each other. After all, not even the loners want to be alone at the end of the world. But recreating a society without losing their humanity along the way is more difficult than any of them imagined.

They have to find a way to live in a new world where it isn't only zombies who want to kill them.

A tale of struggle, hope, and love during the zombie apocalypse.

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ISBN 978-0-9861017-8-6
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Scumble River Mysteries
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Scumble River Mysteries Denise Swanson: Scumble River Mysteries
 - Book 1 - Murder of a Small-Town Honey Denise Swanson: Scumble River Mysteries
 - Book 2 - Murder of a Sweet Old Lady Denise Swanson: Scumble River Mysteries
 - Book 3 - Murder of a Sleeping Beauty Denise Swanson: Scumble River Mysteries
 - Book 4 - Murder of a Snake in the Grass Denise Swanson: Scumble River Mysteries
 - Book 5 - Murder of a Barbie and Ken Denise Swanson: Scumble River Mysteries
 - Book 6 - Murder of a Pink Elephant Denise Swanson: Scumble River Mysteries
 - Book 7 - Murder of a Smart Cookie Denise Swanson: Scumble River Mysteries
 - Book 8 - Murder of a Real Bad Boy Denise Swanson: Scumble River Mysteries
 - Book 9 - Murder of a Botoxed Blonde Denise Swanson: Scumble River Mysteries
 - Book 10 - Murder of a Chocolate-Covered Cherry Denise Swanson: Scumble River Mysteries
 - Book 11 - Murder of a Royal Pain Denise Swanson: Scumble River Mysteries
 - Book 12 - Murder of a Wedding Belle Denise Swanson: Scumble River Mysteries
 - Book 13 - Murder of a Bookstore Babe Denise Swanson: Scumble River Mysteries
 - Book 14 - Murder of a Creped Suzette Denise Swanson: Scumble River Mysteries
 - Book 15 - Murder of the Cat's Meow Denise Swanson: Scumble River Mysteries
 - Book 16 - Murder of a Stacked Librarian Denise Swanson: Scumble River Mysteries
 - Book 17 - Murder of a Needled Knitter Denise Swanson: Scumble River Mysteries
 - Book 18 - Murder of an Open Book Denise Swanson: Scumble River Mysteries
 - Book 19 - Murder of an Cranky Catnapper Denise Swanson: Welcome Back to Scumble River
 - Book 20 - Dead in the Water Denise Swanson: Welcome Back to Scumble River
 - Book 21 - Die Me a River Denise Swanson: Welcome Back to Scumble River
 - Book 22 - Come Homicide or High Water Denise Swanson: Welcome Back to Scumble River
 - Book 23 - Body Over Troubled Waters

Chef-to-Go Mysteries
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 - Book 1 - Tart of Darkness Denise Swanson: Chef-to-Go Mysteries
 - Book 2 - Leave No Scone Unturned Denise Swanson: Chef-to-Go Mysteries
 - Book 3 - Winner Cake All

Devereaux's Dime Store Mysteries
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 - Book 1 - Little Shop of Homicide Denise Swanson: Devereaux's Dime Store Mysteries
 - Book 2 - Nickeled-and-Dimed to Death Denise Swanson: Devereaux's Dime Store Mysteries
 - Book 3 - Dead Between the Lines Denise Swanson: Devereaux's Dime Store Mysteries
 - Book 4 - Dying for a Cupcake Denise Swanson: Devereaux's Dime Store Mysteries
 - Book 5 - Between a Book and a Hard Place Denise Swanson: Devereaux's Dime Store Mysteries
 - Book 6 - Lions and Tigers and Murder, Oh My Denise Swanson: Devereaux's Dime Store Mysteries
 - Book 7 - Fly Me to the Tomb

Short Story, June 2001
"Not a Monster of a Chance"
from the anthology
   And the Dying is Easy   
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Novella, February 2005:
"Dead Blondes Tell No Tales"
from the anthology
Drop-Dead Blonde
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Short Story, May 2015:
A Finger in Every Lie
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Short Story, October 2015:
All I Want for Christmas
is You...Dead

(e-book only):
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Music: Scumble River Legend, a Ballad for Small Orchestra by David Stybr (1 minute, © 2001)

How many book series have their own signature music? It's quirky, but so is Scumble River, Illinois.

An apt description of the hard work in the writing process, be it a novel or a symphony:
— Czech-born Austrian composer Gustav Mahler on his Symphony No. 3 in D Minor, 25 July 1896 —
     "It is as if a swimmer would have a giant distance to cover to the other side: in the beginning is absolutely no sight of the end, always water, water, which never seems to become less. And in the middle, how far and unreachable the goal still seems to us! But finally it approaches nearer and nearer, until at the conclusion the floods rapidly diminish and with a few strokes it's done!"

     [Original German: "Es ist, wie wenn ein Schwimmer eine Riesenstrecke bis ans andere Ufer zurückzulegen hätte: im Anfang ist gar kein Absehen auf das Ende, immer Wasser, Wasser, das gar nicht weniger zu werden scheint. Und in der Mitte, wie weit und unerreichbar dünkt uns noch das Ziel! Aber endlich rückt es näher und näher, zum Schluß mindern sich rapid die Fluten und mit ein paar Schlägen ist's getan!"]

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