About the Author
is the bestselling author of CyberStorm
and The Atopia Chronicles
. He is also a leading member of the world's cybersecurity community who started out his career working at the McGill Centre for Intelligent Machines. He went on to found one of the first tactile-interface companies, which became the world leader in its field, and to create a major award-winning brain-training video game. In between, he has worked in a variety of start-ups, from computational nanotechnology to electronic health records, weather prediction systems to genomics, and even social-intelligence research.Lucas Bale
writes the sort of intense, gripping science fiction thrillers which make you miss your train. His bestselling debut novel, The Heretic
, is the gateway to the award-winning Beyond the Wall series, an epic hard science fiction space opera. Bale wasn't always a writer. He was a criminal lawyer for fifteen years before he discovered crime doesn't pay and turned to something which actually pays even less.