Bio: Paul Cook worked at the Arizona State University as an acquisitions librarian for five years. Much of his time was spent doing research in the Noble Science Library. He currently works in the English Department as a Senior Lecturer. He has written several novels, including Tintagel, The Alejandra Variations, and Fortress on the Sun.
"Paul Cook's fascination with the human dream state is manifested in this novel of a man who is a professional dreamer. Nicholas Tejada is directly interfaced with the super-computer Mnemos Nine, extracting useful data and images from his vivid mindscapes as part of the top-secret government Project Foresee. Tejada experiences his dreams as reality, awakening in the midst of the inception of World War III. When he next arrives, there has been a nuclear holocaust and he is forced to live undergro... more info>>
A virus created for biological warfare is overtaking humanity, threatening the very fabric of society as its victims are transported, by the emotional power of music, to a seductive dream world. Francis Lanier is one of the few "stalkers", a person immune to the virus and able to travel through its dream world in order to rescue others. The book follows him through a series of adventures, as he becomes more embroiled in the politics surrounding the virus and its cure. This is Paul Cook's debut n... more info>>