Daniel Richardson is the author of the science-fiction thriller Those Who Are Invited In. His work is tender and terrifying, introspective and expansive. Enamored by the use and misuse of language from an early age, he received his bachelor’s degree in Russian literature/language and international relations from Beloit College and his master’s degree from Santa Barbara and Ventura Colleges of Law. Maryland born and now living in Illinois with his dogs Jack and Sugar, he is passionate about soccer, The Blues and horror films.
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They demanded the impossible to convince him that he could achieve the improbable.
Longtime partners Bernard Yates and Sofia Wren are traveling to Besimeni, a quiet fort town on Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, to visit her grandparents who are in self-imposed exile on their nearby farm. Meeting them for the first time, Bernard seeks their permission to propose to their granddaughter. The Wrens may welcome him into the family but not before they test his mettle, for they possess more sanguinary and otherworldly secrets of their own to disclose.
Unsettled by the townsfolk and shadowy neighbors, he quickly becomes enmeshed in Besimeni’s history and The Wren’s future. The more he learns, the further he spirals towards the truth about Sofia’s missing parents and their clandestine technological enterprise. Bernard must endure their acceptance and be buried the weight of his want or succumb to his better nature and unmake the world.