Necropolis (The Necromancer Thanatography Book 1) by Shane Simmons: Budget necromancer for hire. Cheap rates. Have shovel, will dig. Freelance practitioner of the dark arts, Rip Eulogy, already has his hands full dealing with financial problems, competition from psychics, and a contract killer hired to do him in. What he doesn’t need on his plate is a string of murders heralding the end of all life on earth.