Forever After: A Dark Comedy (Paperback)
A Dark Comedy
Skyhorse Publishing, 9781510704367, 272pp.
Publication Date: August 1, 2017
Michael Holland is a grim reaper working the worst beat in the worst town. Michael's best friend is a pot-smoking tooth fairy, his boss is the angel of death, his psychiatrist can read his mind, and he counts bogeymen, demons, and clones as his acquaintances. His nine-to-five is a succession of stupidity, clearing up the remains of the latest Darwin Award winner or dealing with the detritus of some apocalyptic clerical error, and it only seems to be getting worse. Michael is as equally disillusioned with death as he was with life, but at least life made more sense. In Forever After, Michael starts to question whether his immortality is really worth having. He sees clueless souls cross over every day, and battling confused succubi, tormented psychopaths, evil henchmen, and even a demon who thinks he's Santa Claus is getting boring. Is there something more exciting for this grim reaper to do in this sad little town? This darkly humorous novel is set in a fantasy world that exists parallel to ours--a world where anything is possible, very little makes sense, and nothing is as it seems.
About the Author
David Jester lives in the northeast of England with his wife and their pets. When he is not working on his next novel or short story, he works as a freelance writer. He has been writing for as long as he can remember, with his first short story published when he was eighteen and his first novel published a decade later. He lives in Newcastle, England, United Kingdom.