A Soon To Be True Story
Simon & Schuster
On Sale: December 5, 2017
Hardcover / e-Book
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Science Fiction Suspense/Thriller
An ancient mogul has bought the power to live forever, but
the strong young body he plans to inhabit has other ideas.
The battle for immortal life begins.
Immortal Life. A fantasy. An impossible dream. For now,
maybe. But as we speak the moguls of Big Tech are pouring
their mountain of wealth into finding a cure for death.
Don’t tell them they won’t succeed.
None of these titans is richer than Arthur Vogel. This
inventor, tech tycoon, and all-round monster has amassed
trillions (with a T) and rules over a corporate empire
stretching all the way to Mars. The newest—and most
expensive—life extension technology has allowed him to live
to 127 years, but time is running out. His last hope to
escape the inevitable lies with Gene, a human being
specifically created for the purpose of housing Arthur’s
consciousness. The plan is to discard his used-up old
carcass and come to a second life in a young, strong body
with all appropriate working parts. But there’s a problem:
Gene. He may be artificial, but he is a person. And he has
As Arthur sets off to achieve his goal of world domination,
Gene hatches a risky plan of his own. The forces against him
are very, very rich, extremely determined, and used to
getting what they pay for. The battle between creator and
creation is joined as the two minds wrestle for control of
This story is real. The tech is in development. The sponsors
are the titans of industry well known to you. Eternal life
may very soon be at the fingertips of those who can afford
it. Mixing brisk action, humor, and wicked social
commentary, Immortal Life imagines a day just around the
corner. Welcome to a brave new world that is too familiar
for comfort—and watch the struggle for humanity play out to
the bitter end.
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