By NICK COOK
Every day the President of the United States receives death threats. Every day his security tell him they’re nothing to worry about. But today is different. Because he’s been dreaming of his own violent death, over and over. It feels so real. As if someone is inside his head.
The President’s doctor, Josh Cain, a military psychiatrist with his own complications, is summoned to a church tower near the White House to talk down yet another suicidal ex-Marine – or so he thinks. But today is different. Today the veteran has asked for him by name, and tells him of a plot against the President – seconds before a sniper’s bullet takes him out.
Battles used to be fought man to man, then machine to machine, and are now fought in cyberspace. The Grid is a thrilling mix of Homeland and Inception that takes us to the edge of a new kind of battlefield: the human mind…
Nick is an author of twenty fiction and non-fiction titles in the US and the UK, including several ghost-written Sunday Times bestsellers. He is well known for his ground-breaking, best-selling non-fiction work, The Hunt For Zero Point. He has also written, produced and presented two feature-length documentaries for the History and Discovery channels.
As an accomplished keynote speaker, Nick imparts his wealth of experience passionately on issues such as global challenges, sustainability, defence and security, the future of technology, the power of story – and (tapping the theme of his new, fact-based thriller The Grid) the human mind itself.
In 2020, in response to the coronavirus pandemic, Nick launched, via NickCook.Works, a ‘Call to Action’ for cross-sector solutions to Global Challenges fuelled by the power of Aerospace and Defence sector science and technology. For more on this, please click here.