Dr. Crispin has engineered the saviors of mankind: Pavlov’s Dogs, a team of soldiers capable of transforming into fearsome beasts. But when Crispin and his team welcome a new talented neurotechnician to the island, Dr. Crispin quickly realizes his masterwork has fallen into the hands of a man he does not trust. Back on the mainland, Ken Bishop and his best friend, Jorge, get caught in a traffic jam on their way home from work. There’s a wreck up ahead. And something worse: the first sign of a major zombie outbreak.
A stranger appears in the dark of the Mexican desert. They say he can change his face. He could be anyone, at any time. And they say he can bring the dead back to life. A killing machine on the brink of life and death, a monster, self-aware, dangles at the end of a puppeteer’s strings, forced to help the very man he seeks to destroy. An epic journey south, twisting and turning.
"Strayed Far From The 1st Book's Storyline"
While on vacation, journalist Sandy Travis and her fiance Tom are in a horrendous helicopter accident. The crash causes Tom to have a near-death experience - he sees an ethereal figure who sends him back to the living, so he can accomplish more with his life. After Tom is revived by Sandy, he describes to her his experience. He tells her about being sent back by an Angel so he could achieve more with the living. As it turns out... Tom is wrong. Horribly wrong.
"Ending was dumb"