A strange phenomenon is sweeping the globe. People are having visions, seeing angels, experiencing events that defy reality. Bizarre accounts pour in from distant places: a French teenager claims to have witnessed Joan of Arc being burned at the stake. A man in New York dies of malnutrition in a luxurious Central Park apartment. A fundamentalist Christian sect kidnaps and murders a geneticist. Then there is the graffiti WE ARE BECOMING that has popped up in every major city around the world, in every language. And everywhere people are starting to talk about John Astor, the mysterious author of the book that seems to be at the center of it all. After a rash of suicides around the world by individuals experiencing the time traveling hallucinations, psychiatrist John Macbeth and a team of FBI agents and scientists assemble to find out what's going on before it's too late. Is this a spiritual phenomenon or something more sinister?

Christopher Galt is the pseudonym for Craig Russell, whose mystery novels (translated into 23 languages) published in the UK have won many prestigious awards including the CWA Dagger in the Library. In 2007 he was nominated for the CWA Duncan Lawrie Golden Dagger as well as the SNCF Prix Polar in France. Earlier this year, he was nominated for the CWA Ellis Peters Historical Dagger. For more information please visit his website:http://www.craigrussell.com/.