By Doug Dorst
Colma, California, the "cemetery urban" serving San Francisco, is the resting position of the likes of Joe DiMaggio, Wyatt Earp, and William Randolph Hearst. it's also the house of Michael Mercer, a by-the-book rookie cop suffering to settle conveniently into grownup lifestyles. in its place, he turns into enthusiastic about the mysterious destiny of his predecessor, Sergeant Wes Featherstone, who spent his final years policing the lifeless in addition to the dwelling. As Mercer makes an attempt to navigate the drama of his personal way of life, his personal grip on fact begins to slip-either that, or Colma's extra recognized citizens usually are not resting in peace as they need to be.
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