About the Author
Matthew Mather 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.
Keith Szarabajka has appeared in many films, including The Dark Knight, Missing, and A Perfect World, and on such television shows as The Equalizer, Angel, Cold Case, Golden Years, and Profit. Szarabajka has also appeared in several episodes of Selected Shorts for National Public Radio. He won the 2001 Audie Award for Unabridged Fiction for his reading of Tom Robbins' Fierce Invalids Home from Hot Climates.