"Facing our own mortality is difficult. When facing death or a loss, it is natural to react in pain and grief. Many people are 'torn down' by grief, and it sets them back. Some never recover. I've written this and other books to let you know that growth from death or loss is an option. It is a goal that can be achieved with effort. It is a choice. Choose growth, and choose life. The decision is yours."
Would make a great tv series were it done well, it's dark and violent, there's unspecified magic going on, it's pacey but not rushed, with plenty of scope for a long running series and thoughtful character development. The publisher's summary says it all and does not lie.