Benny Slade came out of his vault one fine December afternoon to find the world changed. Something had instantly killed almost everyone in the city, including his two employees. The death wasn’t limited to just the city. The event had killed almost all the humans on the planet. Benny had to figure out how to survive in a city full of dead bodies. And maybe help build a new future for humanity.
Bestselling writer Dean Wesley Smith is the author of over ninety novels and hundreds of short stories. Not only has he written for Pocket Book in the Star Trek universe, but did the only two original Men in Black novels for Bantam Books. He has been an editor and a publisher and is currently writing thrillers under another name.
Another story set in this same world, only in Portland Oregon with survivors there three years after the event is called “Shadow in the City.” A novel set after the event called Dust and Kisses will be out in the fall of 2012.
If you liked “On Top of the Dead,” you might also like these other stories:
Shadow in the City
Playing in the Street