Blending elements of science fiction, adventure, and the history of ancient Egypt, When the River Ran Dry by Robert Davies is a unique and exciting read delving into virtual reality and pushing the boundaries of artificial intelligence.
Ricky Mills, a thirty-something street hustler, resides with twelve-million others in the Novum metropolis. Escape comes in the form of virtual reality technology, and soon Ricky is spending all his time at Starlight theaters. But there are those who are watching him. And they will do whatever it takes to possess the subconscious mind.
Fans of 1984, The Running Man, and Total Recall will enjoy reading When The River Ran Dry.
Advance Praise for When the River Ran Dry:
“I gave this five stars because it’s a terrific read! I literally couldn’t put it down after page 7. It a was disturbing but hopeful look at a possible future. Unique characters who were believable and compelling. This is my first Davies book, but it won’t be the last. Looking forward to his next novel.” —LibraryThing Early Reviewers
“I was spellbound the entire time.” —Goodreads Reviewer
When the River Ran Dry (BHC Press/Indigo) is available worldwide in trade softcover (978-1-947727-35-9, $16.95, 396 pages) and ebook (978-1-947727-89-2, $7.99) at fine booksellers and retailers. Order direct from Ingram, Overdrive, or publisher.
About Robert Davies: Robert Davies has an overactive imagination and a love of literature. A Navy veteran, musician, private pilot and erstwhile traveler, he crossed oceans and countless borders to find and understand earth, only to leave it behind in the pages of his debut novel, Specimen 959, which earned best science fiction novel in the Independent Publisher Book Awards. He currently resides in Washington with his family where he is working on his next novel.
About BHC Press: BHC Press is an award-winning independent publisher of general fiction and nonfiction hardcover, softcover, and ebooks for YA and adults. To learn more about Robert Davies and BHC Press, visit bhcpress.com.