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A zombie novel with a lot of guts to it. Rise of the Dead aims for the brain, blending literary fiction with post-apocalyptic thrills.
A zombie novel with a lot of guts to it. Rise of the Dead aims for the brain, blending literary fiction with post-apocalyptic thrills.
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Rise of the Dead: A Zombie Novel

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    Night of the Living Dead Level -
    Zombies? What are zombies? You don't have any interest what is going on outside your door, but you heard your friend was writing a book and stopped by to help. My eternal thanks, and a cup of java if you ever come by and visit me at my day job.

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    Dawn of the Dead Level -
    You spent all your money at the mall. It's okay, this is the affordable way to read the e-book before it's released. Thanks on my website and a free copy of the e-book for your Nook, Kindle or iPad.

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    Day of the Dead Level -
    You're doctor Frankenstein, slicing up zombies to advance the world of post-apocalyptic fiction. A signed paperback print copy of Rise of the Dead shipped to your home, and a thank you in the acknowledgements section of the book.

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    Diary of the Dead Expanded Tier - A thank you in the acknowledgements, a signed copy of the paperback, a bookmark, and an advanced copy of the e-book.

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    Expanded Walking Dead Level - (Hardcover early bird) You will receive a signed limited hardcover printing of Rise of the Dead, exclusive to Kickstarter, a signed copy of the Rise of the Dead bookmark, a special thanks in the acknowledgements of the book and a copy of the ebook for Nook, Kindle or iTunes.

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    A signed limited printing of the hardcover, exclusive to Kickstarter, a signed Rise of the Dead bookmark, a special thanks in the acknowledgement section and an advanced copy of the e-book for Nook, Kindle or iTunes.

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    Pledge $50 or more About $50

    Dead Reckoning [expanded Land of the Dead tier] - All of the previous level rewards, plus for the next novel you or a character you name will be in a gang of post apocalyptic raiders. You might be a biker, or maybe rogue military, or maybe post-apocalyptic terrorist like Cholo Demora… I won't give the details away ahead of time, but you get the idea. This is your chance to be the bad guy.

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    Diary of the Dead Level - You will receive a signed copy of the book and your name will be listed in the acknowledgements. Your name will be referenced somehow in the next novel. It could be a street name, a name of a restaurant or school, or maybe the characters will find your diary of the dead.

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    Walking Dead Level - In addition to a signed copy of the book, you will be a featured zombie in my next novel. You will be undead, and probably killed again, but there will be a distinct reference to your first name in the book.

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    Land of the Dead Level -
    You're Kaufman, up in Fiddler's Green, like a grand king of the post-apocalyptic world. A signed copy of the paperback shipped to your home, with a mention in the acknowledgements, plus your choice to choose the name or have a character named after you in the next novel I write.

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    Survival of the Dead Level - You will receive a signed copy of the Rise of the Dead, special thanks in the acknowledgements, and you will be a featured character in my next book. For your generous contribution, I promise not to kill you. That's right you, or a character you name, is guaranteed to survive the apocalypse. You might be a villain or a hero, but you will be a main character of the novel.

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    George Romero Level -
    You are a horror legend! All of the above, PLUS, the next novel I write will be dedicated to you for your support of post-apocalyptic fiction.

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