Shadows Author:John Saul They call it the Academy. Housed in a secluded, cliff-top mansion overlooking the rugged Pacific coast it is a school for children gifted - or cursed - with extraordinary minds. Children soon to come under the influence of an intelligence even more brilliant than their own - and unspeakably evil. For within this mind a dark, ingenious plan is... more » taking form. A hellish experiment to probe the limits of the brain using the children of The Academy as its unwilling subjects.
Computer whiz Adam Aldrich lives for his exploration of virtual reality. Lured ever deeper into his video fantasy world, he cannot imagine that his reality will soon become a living nightmare. Amy Carlson, serious and shy, is fascinated by human behavior. When she volunteers for an experiment in choice making, she unknowingly marrows her own choices. Will it be suicide, or murder? For Josh MacCallum, brilliant but lonely, Amy’s cry for help leads to a knowledge so terrifying, no one will believe him. Not unless he can pit his young mind against an intellect so powerful, so evil, so cunning that nothing can resist its seductive invitation into the shadows.