Author(s): Ted Kosmatka
The Man. Eric Argus, a washed-out quantum physicist given one last shot at redemption. The Experiment. An investigation into the mysterious composition of light and matter. The Discovery. Unexpected and unprecedented evidence for the existence of the human soul. The Consequences. A staggering revelation about the hidden structure of the universe. And an unimaginable reality that should never have been uncovered...
If Stephen Hawking and Stephen King wrote a novel together, you'd get The Flicker Men. Brilliant, disturbing, and beautifully told -- Hugh Howey, New York Times bestselling author of the Wool series A well-written, utterly convincing thriller that left my mind reeling for days. It latched on after the first chapter and didn't let go until the last word ... as thoughtful as it is thrilling. It kept me up way, way past my bedtime Daniel H. Wilson, author of Robopocalypse Prophet of Bones contains some incredibly tantalizing glimpses of hard science in a world constrained by theological received truth, and the detailed discussions of scientific methodology just add to the fascination i09.com A masterwork of intrigue and menace ... I was enthralled ... An eye-opening and page-turning read without parallel -- Clive Cussler
Ted Kosmatka is the author of Prophet of Bones and The Games, a finalist for the Locus Award for Best First Novel. His shorter fiction has been nominated for both the Nebula Award and the Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award and won the 2010 Asimov Reader's Choice Award. He works in the video game industry, and is a full-time writer at Valve, publisher of mega-hits such as Half-Life and Portal.