"I have what you might call a strange job: I find dead people. I can sense the final location of a person who's passed, and share their very last moments. The way I see it, I'm providing a service to the dead while bringing some closure to the living---but I'm used to most people treating me like a blood-sucking leech. I couldn't do it alone---that's why my stepbrother Tolliver travels with me as my manager and, sometimes, bodyguard. It's an unpredictable work schedule: we live out of hotels, ready to hit the road at any time. Because for the living it's always urgent---even if the dead can wait forever..."---Back cover.