As a five-year-old child, I was absolutely terrified when I first experienced the presence of a ‘ghost’ in the old house where my family lived! But by the time I had reached my late teens, being in tune with spirit existence had pretty much become second nature to me.
This lit a fascination within me as to the true nature of existence and what exactly this life is all about – and, more importantly, what else lies beyond our five senses and the accepted scientific and religious knowledge of the day. So I gained a degree in philosophy to put all perceived ‘knowledge’ under the most forensic, sceptical scrutiny in my search for greater truths. I then sat in circle to become a fully fledged spiritual medium at the Spiritualist Association of Great Britain (SAGB) in London, whilst pursuing a busy career as an advertising copywriter.
Many years later, when I came to write my debut novel, ‘Revelation’, I brought my lifetime of spiritual, philosophical, scientific and religious understanding together within the structure of a fast-paced, exciting thriller. The basis of the plot is this: what would happen if someone could 100% prove that life after death is a scientific fact? How would people react? What would the implications be on every level of our lives?
In the story, which is mainly set in Washington D.C., Jack and Marty are two brilliant scientist friends working on a top-secret device for the CIA. Codenamed ‘Revelation’, the programme fails. But later, working alone, Jack and Marty accidentally make the device work in a completely unexpected way, proving that life after death is an absolute fact. But many in power see Revelation as a threat to their political and religious agendas and will do anything to destroy it – and its inventors! What follows is a thrilling, edge-of-your-seat rollercoaster of events as the main characters try to stay alive and bring Revelation into the public domain, while the plot grippingly unfolds towards its exciting, beautifully life-affirming conclusion.
Although ‘Revelation’ can simply be read as a full-on thriller, it poses some deep, thought-provoking questions that I believe resonate within us all. With more and more discoveries building upon science’s acceptance that everything in the universe (including us) is energy which cannot be destroyed, I personally believe that one day – probably by accident like most of the greatest scientific discoveries – a device like Revelation could indeed be created.
For me, life after death is as much a reality as anything else. Happy Halloween!
Nick Pease, author of ‘Revelation’
Life after death fascinates us all. So what would happen if someone could 100% prove it to be a scientific fact?
Set in Iraq and Washington D.C., Jack and Marty are two brilliant scientist friends who are working on a top-secret device for the CIA. Codenamed Revelation, the programme fails. But later, working alone for their own interest, they accidentally make the device work in a completely unexpected way, proving that life after death is an absolute fact.
But many in power see Revelation as a direct threat to their political and religious agendas and will do anything to destroy it – and its inventors! What follows is a thrilling rollercoaster of events as the plot grippingly unfolds towards its beautifully life-affirming conclusion.