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Raise the Dead by Tony Fuentes and C.S. Kading is a paranormal thriller set in a fictional medieval world. Necromist Emilio Kane can interact with the dead. But he never ever thought that Marisol Failla, Queen of the Kingdom of The Reach, would be the one to seek his help as a Spirit. Trapped between this life and beyond, all Marisol wants is vengeance against the creature who has taken over her life. Emilio must now accompany Marisol's spirit through treacherous lands to reach the dreaded Barrows, the only place where answers lie. But first, he has to gain the trust of Captain Kalidah Chandra, who has an inherent distrust of Necromists. Meanwhile, the imposter playing Marisol's role comes ever closer to extinguishing her life. Is Emilio prepared to do what's necessary to save Marisol's life?
Dark fantasy lovers will find plenty to enjoy in Raise the Dead. Authors Tony Fuentes and C.S. Kading spin a gripping yarn soaked in romance, mystery, and magic that will keep your eyes glued to the pages. The plot is well-paced, and the writing has a smooth flow to it. The characters of Emilio, Marisol, and Kalidah share much of the page time, each of them driven by their own agendas for their actions and words. Emilio and Marisol have a complex dynamic. While Marisol is his queen, as they spend time together, Emilio seems to develop much deeper feelings for her. All in all, a romantic odyssey dark fantasy readers will surely love.