The year is 2003. The President of the United States has lapsed into a coma. His vice predident, a troubled man who belives in a realm beyong our knowledge, is suddenly thrust into power. The first order of command: dispatch his press attache, William Conchrane, on a mission that will challenge everything the veteran journalist ever believed--or dared to believe.From hidden Secret Services files to a New England psychic who holds the key to a thirty-year-old crime...from a family tormented by unseen horrors to a mind-bending terrorist with the power to change the course of history, Cochrane descends deeper into a shadowy world between truth and deception, reason and madness, between this life and the next. What he uncovers will take him places no sane man would ever go.