His divorced parents try to help him with their own explanations, but can they be believed? Is a demon attacking Daniel? Or is Daniel an Incarnator, a person with a unique gift – the ability to conjure up powerful visions derived from his worst fears and emotions. Or is there some other sinister darkness tormenting his mind and leading him straight into madness?
A stunning tale of literary horror and suspense, Resurgere is a bloodcurdling thriller that will leave you breathless all the way to its terrifying and shocking conclusion.
David Christopher Perez is the author of Resurgere (2014), his debut novel. He grew up and lives in Ventura County, California. He graduated from Stanford University with a degree in Human Biology and has over fifteen years of experience in digital marketing, brand strategy, and database management. He is passionate about non-profit work and community service, particularly in the area of promoting education to underserved youth.
"An unforgettable—and Hollywood-bound—new thriller... A mix of Hitchcockian suspense, Agatha Christie plotting, and Greek tragedy."
The Silent Patient is a shocking psychological thriller of a woman’s act of violence against her husband—and of the therapist obsessed with uncovering her motive.
Alicia Berenson’s life is seemingly perfect. A famous painter married to an in-demand fashion photographer, she lives in a grand house with big windows overlooking a park in one of London’s most desirable areas. One evening her husband Gabriel returns home late from a fashion shoot, and Alicia shoots him five times in the face, and then never speaks another word.
Alicia’s refusal to talk, or give any kind of explanation, turns a domestic tragedy into something far grander, a mystery that captures the public imagination and casts Alicia into notoriety. The price of her art skyrockets, and she, the silent patient, is hidden away from the tabloids and spotlight at the Grove, a secure forensic unit in North London.
Theo Faber is a criminal psychotherapist who has waited a long time for the opportunity to work with Alicia. His determination to get her to talk and unravel the mystery of why she shot her husband takes him down a twisting path into his own motivations—a search for the truth that threatens to consume him....