The R.E.M. Effect: A Science Fiction Thriller (The Ocula Series, Book 1)

Written by J.M. Lanham

Some pills lead to sweet dreams. Others lead to nightmares.

From J.M. Lanham comes a heart-pumping thrill ride that puts a science-fiction twist on the future of medicine, technology, and philosophy.

It’s 2021 and Paul Freeman just landed a job with Asteria Pharmaceuticals, a world leader in revolutionary drug development. Paul knows the company’s future is riding on the success of their latest product – a sleeping pill designed to interact with the human genome to deliver the perfect eight-hour sleep cycle.

Just a few blocks from Asteria’s Atlanta headquarters, troubled self-help guru Donny Ford is selling a different kind of drug, empowering followers to take control of their lives using a sacred meditation technique skeptics believe may have already taken his mind to a dangerous place.

3,000 miles away, war-hardened journalist Claire Connor sits captive in a top-secret facility hidden deep in the Costa Rican jungle, guilty of two offenses: seeking help for a sleep disorder, and asking too many questions.

When these worlds collide, the three will discover just how far some companies are willing to go to protect the bottom line.

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The debut novel by J.M. Lanham, The R.E.M. Effect is a new addition to the science-fiction thriller tradition of Michael Crichton, Philip K. Dick, and Blake Crouch.

Dive into a psychological sci-fi thriller that explores Big Pharma corruption, clandestine government experiments, and the mysteries of the human brain to create a world where taking a pill could mean taking lives.

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