Description from back cover:
This is the tale of two men, who become service personnel for Megacorp, a multi-national corporation that operates under its own laws. The dark cadre is brought back to life to maintain the infrastructure of a narcissistic, self-involved culture at the end of the industrial age. Chosen for their skills, Jake, a commercial diver, and Johnny, a scientist, have been friends for over one hundred years. Human curiosity and human nature conspire to have our friends discover just what they are; the whys and hows of how they came to be.
In the course of this discovery they release evil that spawned their kind, which had been imprisoned and used by Megacorp in a most despicable manner.
Their adventure takes them from Hawaii to Romania and the Black Sea, as Jake and John struggle to accept what they have become while trying to keep the evil from the hands of Megacorp and return it to the darkness of its birth.
As a new reader to John G. Rees (in his writing debut), I didn't quite know what to expect. With vampires being such an overcrowded genre in this day and age (Twilight, "True Blood", Underworld, and so on), some stories can feel like they've been done many times before. Thankfully, Anoxic Zone is a fresh, original story that grabs you from the beginning and keeps your interest throughout.
Rees' novel is set in the not-so-distant future, where menial and dangerous jobs are left to "reusables," workers who can die and are repeatedly brought back again and again whenever needed by Megacorp.