Waiting on Wednesday: Afterlife by Merrie Destefano


We’re intrigued by the new outlook on immortality presented in Merrie Destefano’s debut Afterlife. Custom designed clones? A set number of chances to get it right? We’re curious to see how it all plays out. The novel, the first of a new Resurrection Chronicles series, will be released on Sept. 28, 2010. Get the feeling for the book via the book trailer below. (Synopsis posted after the jump.)

Back cover blurb for Afterlife


Chaz Domingue works as a professional Babysitter in New Orleans. His job is to integrate and protect the recently deceased into their new and improved lives—a position he reluctantly accepted after his father was murdered. Though Fresh Start has always been the only game in town, resurrection isn’t what it’s cracked up to be. Nine lives are all a person can get—and a powerful group of desperate, high-level Nine-Timers will stop at nothing to possess the keys to true immortality. Unfortunately, this places Chaz at the lethal center of a maelstrom.

Now the only hope for Chaz and his family—and the ultimate fate of the human race—is secretly locked away in the mind of Angelique, the beautiful, mysterious Newbie who’s been entrusted to Chaz’s care…

For more on The Resurrection Chronicles series and its author, check out Merrie Destefano’s website.

4 Responses to “Waiting on Wednesday: Afterlife by Merrie Destefano”

  1. Darlyn says:

    That is totally awesome choice ;p

    here’s mine;


    Happy Wednesday!

  2. Christine says:

    This looks really interesting! I haven´t heard about this one yet! Thanks for sharing!


  3. Thanks so much for doing a profile on my upcoming novel! I really appreciate it. And I’m glad that you are intrigued by the concept. Thanks again!

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