Sleep State Interrupt
Sleep State Interrupt

Sleep State Interrupt

FICTION

318 Pages, 6 x 9

Formats: Trade Paper, Mobipocket, PDF, EPUB

Trade Paper, $16.95 (US $16.95) (CA $19.95)

Publication Date: September 2016

ISBN 9781937276973

Rights: WOR

See Sharp Press (Sep 2016)

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Overview

Sleep State Interrupt centers around Waylee Freid, an unemployed journalist and musician with ever-worsening bipolar disorder, and her countercultural friends in the decaying city of Baltimore. Frustrated by the injustice of a system that benefits only a few, and the apathy of a population content to lose themselves in a virtual reality called BetterWorld, the group busts a notorious teenage hacker out of jail and sneaks into a closed election fundraiser at the Smithsonian castle, where they record incriminating admissions by a corrupt president and a power-mad CEO. Hunted by Homeland Security, Waylee and her friends must reach a substantial audience by broadcasting their video during the Super Bowl. But to do so, they will have to break into one of the most secure facilities ever built.

Author Biography

Ted Weber has pursued writing, music, and filmmaking since childhood. By day, he works as an ecologist and has had a number of papers and book chapters published in such journals as Forest Ecology and Management, Environmental Management, Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, Landscape and Urban Planning, Sustainability Tomorrow, Ecological Informatics, and Journal of Conservation Planning.