Enter Charlie Loomis. Locked safely behind a solid steel door in the embalming room of Pine Hills funeral home, he chronicles his experiences in the embalmers notebook, before he prepares to decide his fate!
A gravedigger at Pine Hills cemetery, in his hometown of Dyersville. Charlie has started his day as he would any other. Digging a fresh grave with his workmate Bill Myers on a rainy summer morning. Except on this particular day, the people he worked so hard to put in the ground are returning to life! In fact, worldwide the dead are rising and Charlie flees for his life as the corpses rise from their muddy graves; hungry to feed on live flesh.
Relive the nightmare as Charlie takes you through every gory detail as he battles rotted corpses, observes a feeding frenzy in the bedroom of a deserted home, falls elbow deep in the blackened guts of an obese zombie, and attempts to save the life of an eight- year -old little girl named Sally, All while on a frantic desperate search to find his wife and son.
Body fluids spew and appendages fly as Charlie fights his way to the church where he desperately hopes to find his family, Only to experience a scene of horrific and epic proportions.
Injured and in shock, Charlie and Sally face an impending doom. That is, until they are saved by an unlikely hero. A local homeless man named Archibald Jones. As the one time doctor turned local mad man performs surgery and tends to their extensive injuries, deep in his sewer home, Charlie starts to suspect that their savior might have a more sinister motivation for keeping them alive! Live (or die) with charlie as you follow his nightmare alone with the living dead! About the Author: Jonathan Crowl was born in Orange county California but grew up in Iowa City Iowa. After spending years doing a variety of different interesting jobs like slaughter house worker, truck driver, bouncer and Gravedigger Jonathan Crowl sets loose his morbid imagination with alone with the living dead being his horror writing debut. Jonathan enjoys time with his family, and horror, written or cinematic it doesn’t matter as long as it tests the limits of truly disturbing. Jonathan resides happily in Des Moines Iowa with his Wife and two children.