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Reviewed by Foluso Falaye for Readers' Favorite
Thanks to the aliens known as the Stringfellows, humanity gets another chance at life after being destroyed by global warming. The Stringfellows choose whom to resurrect randomly and eliminate the criminally-minded ones with the help of the humans they employ as hitmen. These hitmen can exchange the points they get from performing their duties for bringing anyone they choose to life. Hitman Mild McMahon, who hopes to bring back his mother, has to outsmart other competitors when he is notified about a target. One such competitor is the closest thing he has to a friend, apart from the talking dog that gives him his assignment. Will Mild gather enough points to save his mother or die in the process? In Dead People, Douglas Rappaport narrates a gory, hilarious, and action-packed story that stands solidly among the best of its kind.
I don't know what I enjoyed more—the sad and adorable flashbacks that reveal a boy's emotional struggle with losing his mother or the highly perilous, suspenseful hunting of bad men in the present. Douglas Rappaport's book is one of the most complete novels I've read in a while. Why? It smoothly blends some intriguing elements, like a fun display of camaraderie between friends and humorous wisecracks that had me laughing, lifelike characters with deeply rich backstories, seriously addictive missions that had me completely engaged, and unbelievably brutal yet irresistible action that reminded me of John Wick and Crank. With aliens and some evil characters from history, there's something for sci-fi fans and history enthusiasts too. Reading a masterpiece like Dead People is definitely one of my most rewarding engagements this month. It just keeps getting better and better!