Dread & Alive: Book 1 Press Release

In Dread & Alive: Book One, Cultural Anthropologist, Philip McIntosh, is summoned to the Maroon village of Accompong, Jamaica, to investigate a series of unexplained deaths. A descendant of the Jamaican Maroons, he decides to bring along his wife and seven year old son, Drew McIntosh, to experience the Maroon life. But once inside the forbidden Cockpit Country, their visit is anything but tranquil as they soon find themselves in the midst of a spiritual battle between good and evil.

Dread & Alive: Book 1 cover by Avatar concept artist Rafael Burgos

Nicholas Da Silva, CEO of ZOOLOOK, LLC., and creator/writer of Dread & Alive said, “In creating the Dread & Alive series, I wanted to create an original story that was centered around a compelling character of color who wasn’t afraid to stand up and fight to protect the rights of all living things; humans, animals and the earth.”


For more information on the Dread & Alive series, please visit Dread & Alive


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