The Sleep Experiment (World’s Scariest Legends)

You'll never think of sleep the same way again...

In 1954, at the start of the Cold War, the Soviet military offered four political prisoners their freedom if they participated in an experiment requiring them to remain awake for fourteen days while under the influence of a powerful stimulant gas. The prisoners ultimately reverted to murder, self-mutilation, and madness. None survived.

In 2018, Dr. Roy Wallis, an esteemed psychology professor at UC Berkeley, is attempting to recreate the same experiment during the summer break in a soon-to-be demolished building on campus. He and two student assistants share an eight-hour rotational schedule to observe their young Australian test subjects around the clock.

What begins innocently enough, however, morphs into a nightmare beyond description that no one could have imagined--with, perhaps, the exception of Dr. Roy Wallis himself.

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About the Book
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The Nightmare begins here!
Awards for the World’s Scariest Places series:
AUSTRALIAN HORROR WRITERS ASSOCIATION SHADOWS AWARD (WINNER, 2016)
FOREWORD INDIES BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD (GOLD, 2016)
READER VIEWS LITERARY AWARD (WINNER, 2015)
GOODREADS CHOICE AWARD (FINALIST, 2015)
AUSTRALIAN HORROR WRITERS ASSOCIATION SHADOWS  AWARD (FINALIST, 2015)
FOREWORD INDIES BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD (FINALIST, 2014)
THE SKOUTZ AWARD (GERMAN, FINALIST 2017)
INDEPENDENT PUBLISHER BOOK AWARD (FINALIST, 2016)
NEXT GENERATION INDIE BOOK AWARD (FINALIST, 2017)
Praise for the World’s Scariest Places series:
“Will remind readers what chattering teeth sound like” – Kirkus Reviews
“With a shout-out to Stephen King, Bates’s series seems to draw inspiration from other contemporary classics such as the Final Destination film series and the American Horror Story anthology…Voracious readers of horror will delightfully consume the contents of Bates’s World’s Scariest Places books” – Publishers Weekly
“Thriller fans and readers of Stephen King, Joe Lansdale, and other masters of the art will find much to love” – Midwest Book Review
“Will make your skin crawl” – Scream Magazine
“Told with an authoritative voice full of heart and insight” – Richard Thomas, Bram-Stoker Nominated Author
“Takes any preconceived notions of ‘horror’ and turns them on end” – Midwest Book Review
“Grabs and doesn’t let go until the end” – Writer’s Digest
“You won’t be disappointed” – HorrorAddicts
“Bates knows how to creep into his reader’s mind and toy around” – Horror Palace
“Spellbinding” – Bestsellersworld
“Readers will be on the edge of their seats until the very end” – BookLife Prize
“Something to give you chills before you go to bed” – San Francisco Book Review
“Excellent!” – Andrew Peterson, international bestselling author of FIRST TO KILL
“Will delight horror fans who want their novels steeped in psychological suspense as well as action” – Midwest Book Review
“Invites you to read it in one sitting” – Hellnotes
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Series: World's Scariest Legends, Book 2
Genres: Horror, Suspense, Thriller
Publisher: Ghillinnein Books
Publication Year: 2019
ASIN: B07SC83P32
ISBN: 9781988091389
List Price: 8.95
eBook Price: 3.99
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