At 2:31 a.m., seismic monitoring stations in China and South Korea detect a magnitude-4 event consistent with a nuclear detonation in the southeastern corner of North Korea, within the Korean Demilitarized Zone. With the threat of full-scale war escalating by the minute, the United Nations Security Council dispatches an elite unit of peacekeepers to cross the border, penetrate the cloud of dust hanging over the site, and determine the exact nature of the seismic disturbance. What they find triggers a series of events that culminates in a civilian biomedical engineer boarding a transport carrier at Ft. Detrick, Maryland, bound for the Far East.
His name is Dr. Parker Ramsey and he is uniquely qualified for this mission.
He is the brains behind a secret project--Code Name Hindsight--developed under the oversight of the United States Army Medical Research and Materiel Command. Hindsight has never been field-tested, but with global catastrophe looming on the horizon, the only chance of averting it lies in utilizing the project's extraordinary capabilities. If it works, Dr. Ramsey will be able to unravel the mystery behind the detonation and identify the responsible party.
For, thanks to Hindsight, Dr. Ramsey will be able to see something that no one has ever seen before...
He'll be able to see the moment of death through the eyes of the dead.
If he's able to survive long enough to do so.
"Writing with the soul of a poet and the imagination of a demon, Michael McBride creates terrifying enchantments." - Bruce Boston, author of The Nightmare Collection
"McBride just keeps getting better!" - Hellnotes
"Whether he's writing stuff that's quietly creepy or stuff that's action-packed and blood-drenched, Michael McBride never fails to deliver a fantastic read!" - Jeff Strand, author of Dweller and Pressure
"Make no mistake, Michael McBride is now ready to step in with the heavy hitters. Jeffery Deaver, Michael Marshall Smith, Thomas Harris--are you doing your roadwork?" - Gene O'Neill, Bram Stoker Award-winning author of Taste of Tenderloin
Trade Paperback: 6 x 9, full color cover, cream paper.
About the Author
Michael McBride is the author of Bloodletting, Burial Ground, Innocents Lost, Predatory Instinct, and half of The Mad & The Macabre (with Jeff Strand). He lives in Westminster, Colorado with his wife and children. To learn more about the author and his other works visit www.michaelmcbride.net.
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Posted by Unknown on 23rd Dec 2014
A terrific blend of science and military in a "fictional" setting! I'm a strong believer in top notch characterization, and Michael McBride certainly delivers that! The plot progressed at breakneck speed, with never a dull moment. The ending was absolutely PERFECT for the storyline, and one that I didn't immediately see coming. I've read several books by McBride lately, and he has cemented himself in my "must-read" author lists.