“Planet ROT is a cool mix of zombie apocalypse, buddy-cop, and science fiction, only in this case, the buddies are a woman named Izzie and a weird-funny invisible monster named CheccChecc, who is both Izzie’s worst nightmare and possibly the only thing that can help her stop a deranged serial killer. This books deftly moves from somber and grotesque to outrageous and funny, from thrilling to amusing, and from horror to science fiction. “ – JG Faherty, multi-award nominated author of The Wakening, Sins of the Father, and Carnival of Fear
Soul-reaping monsters. A secret apocalypse. Milkshakes.
For centuries, Dr. Frankenstein’s reanimation has reshaped the way humans live and die. By the year 2036, Earth’s population is almost entirely undead and the practice is fully normalized. The land of the living suffers while the undead focus only on the quality of their own immortality.
Young Izzie has some big shoes to fill: her mother is the co-founder of a sanctuary for the last living humans on Earth. As her mother works to secure a future for humankind, Izzie struggles to find her own worth in a world ruled by the undead. After a horrifying encounter with The Skin Craft Killer changes Izzie’s life, she is forced to confront the secret world her mother left behind. Apparently, there is more than one way to come back from the dead…
However, Izzie has another big problem: a menacing monster invisible to everyone else has a strange habit of popping up whenever she’s most vulnerable. Facing her fears and working with this beast might be the only way to solve the mysteries surrounding Izzie and stop a serial killer before he kills again. Can the living and the undead, man and monster, find a way to work together before it’s too late?
About the Author
H.J. Bennett is an author from sunny California. However, Bennett is primarily known for her work as an artist, specializing in mixed media portraiture on canvas. Bennett has been selling custom paintings for over 8 years, and has been writing all her life. Bennett keeps busy with numerous projects that provide commentary on the society we live in. The author’s other interests include tattooing, stop-motion animation, prop design, photography, and human psychology.
Bennett was very affected by the sudden death of her father when she was 17 years old and bed-ridden from spinal fusion surgery. Grieving and bed-ridden, Bennett began writing the play titled, “Blood and Baguettes” that dealt with grief, death, and how to move on. This play set the groundwork for Bennett as she went on to write “Franken-Fatale”. Here she would continue to address the topic of death as a means of processing her own loss and place in society.