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By: Kevin Pierce and Alvino Hernandez


About the Book

Mark Englander, orphaned in childhood, was adopted and raised by the founder of the Englander Institute, a prestigious mental health facility in New Mexico. He is a troubled genius who lives and works at the Institute providing valuable services to patients and staff. But Mark’s troubles take on the form of horrible hallucinations, making him a form of a patient himself. He uses his incredible brilliance to try to prove his hallucinations are real.

With the death of Dr. Englander, a new hospital administrator, Dr. Jacob Tanner, takes over running the Institute. From the beginning, Dr. Tanner is at odds with both Mark and the facility staff. He sees Mark’s residency at the Institute as a threat to his authority and decides to use Mark’s psychiatric history to discredit him, and uses his authority as Director to force Mark to participate in a series of psychiatric procedures.   This leads to a chain of events unleashing a violent destructive force on the hospital grounds. It is soon realized that what were believed to be Mark's hallucinations are in fact a reality. Government agencies and huge corporate interests, led by devious individuals, get involved. They use Mark and the Institute’s staff to explore and exploit what is classified as a phenomenon of unimaginable horror and destructive power.


About the Author

Kevin Pierce and Alvino Hernandez have been friends for over fifty years. They share memories from growing up in West Texas and a love for science fiction horror novels and movies. Both are retired law enforcement officers from El Paso. Pierce now works as a manger in a state agency and Hernandez is an Associate Professor at a community college. They fill their free time stalking vampires and patiently awaiting the zombie apocalypse.


(2020, Paperback, 494 Pages)


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  • 5

    Posted by Caleb Holloway on Jul 19th 2020

    This book was right up my alley! I couldn’t put it down...chapter after chapter I found myself wanting more and more. This could easily be a television series. The detail in this book is amazing. There are very few books that I find myself totally wrapped up in, but this is definitely one! I am hoping there will be sequel soon. Truly a great read.

  • 5
    Awesome book!

    Posted by Kristin Holloway on Jul 1st 2020

    This is a great book! You will love the characters, humor, suspense and twists. I can’t wait for the next book!