The Suicide Collectors

David Oppegaard

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The Despair has plagued the earth for five years. Most of the world’s population has inexplicably died by its own hand, and the few survivors struggle to remain alive. A mysterious, shadowy group called the Collectors has emerged, inevitably appearing to remove the bodies of the dead. But in the crumbling state of Florida, a man named Norman takes an unprecedented stand against the Collectors, propelling him on a journey across North America. It’s rumored a scientist in Seattle is working on a cure for the Despair, but in a world ruled by death, it won’t be easy to get there.

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Praise for The Suicide Collectors

"Eloquent prose and haunting characters lift Oppegaard's astonishing debut..."

-Publisher's Weekly, starred review

"Just when it seems that there are no new plots left to write about, David Oppegaard has come up with a doozy.  His “The Suicide Collectors” takes us to a startling theme we haven’t encountered before, with every page a thrilling new surprise."

-Stan Lee, writer, editor, and the former president and chairman of Marvel Comics

“David Oppegaard’s THE SUICIDE COLLECTORS is a wonderfully creepy debut novel filled with unnerving twists and turns!  Unsettling, bleak and dangerous.”

--Jonathan Maberry, Bram Stoker Award-winning author of PATIENT ZERO 

"Oppegaard's big bad is an abstraction, but it engenders very concrete terrors.  I was reminded of Junji Ito's Uzumaki, which in my book is as good as it gets. "
 
 - Mike Carey, author of THE DEVIL YOU KNOW, and bestselling and award-winning author of Vertigo Comics's LUCIFER and HELLBLAZER
 

 


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David Oppegaard

David Oppegaard was born in St. Paul, Minnesota.  He holds a B.A. in English Literature from St. Olaf College and an M.F.A. in Writing from Hamline University.  This is his first novel.

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The Suicide Collectors
David Oppegaard

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St. Martin's Press
December 2008
e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9781429982757
ISBN10: 1429982756
5 x 7 1/8 inches, 320 pages
$7.99

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St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin
November 2009
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780312586508
ISBN10: 0312586507
5 x 7 1/8 inches, 304 pages
$18.99
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