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Mayan Interface
Sep.01.2012
by Wim Coleman and Pat Perrin Near the end of the Terminal Classic Mayan period, a high priest commits a murder where a sacrifice is needed. The consequences of his deed will reach across worlds and ages. In our own time, Lydia Rosenstrom is a master translator working with an archeological team in Yucatán and on a virtual reality simulation of the ancient site. She's drawn...
The Jamais Vu Papers 2010
Oct.01.2010
Did you ever get the feeling you’ve NEVER been here before? Once upon a time in Los Angeles, an addled psychiatrist was vainly trying to treat a jaded celebrity who suffered from a chronic case of déjà vu. The cure, it seemed, was to instill a sense of jamais vu, a mysterious feeling that one has never been here before—not in this world, this life, or the most familiar...
Juggler in the Wind
Aug.01.2010
The Wand Bearer Trilogy, Part OneWhen a ragtag circus shows up in the town of Buchanan, Kansas, fourteen-year-old Randy Carmichael must confront his alcoholic mother’s fears and his own lifelong mysteries. Voices summon him, a godlike figure appears in his dreams, and supernatural adversaries lie in wait for him as as he embarks upon a quest that will take him beyond mortal reality...
Anna's World
Dec.02.2009
The United States of America in the late 1840s--a nation torn by the crime of slavery and a war of conquest in Mexico. Fourteen-year-old Anna Coburn doesn't want to grapple with such terrible issues. Just growing up seems awful enough. Forced from her home and away from her beloved father, Anna is sent to live among the stern people called Shakers. Their strange ways and strict...
The Jamais Vu Papers
Feb.06.1991
By Wim Coleman and Pat Perrin. Real-world personalities such as cognitive philosopher Daniel C. Dennett, author Tom Robbins and physicist Fred Alan Wolf get involved with fictional characters in a lucid-waking adventure. The Jamais Vu Papers was our first novel-and our most unabashedly experimental one, which alternately infuriated and delighted its readers. "Seminally...
PragMagic cover
Oct.01.1990
The subtitle: Pragmatic Magic for Everyday Living-Ten Years of Scientific Breakthroughts, Exciting Ideas and Personal Experiments That Can Profoundly Change Your Life. Based on research, reviews, commentary, and exercises from Marilyn Ferguson's newsletter, Brain/Mind Bulletin. Adapted and updated, with new material added by Wim Coleman and Pat Perrin.
The Secret World of Unicorns
Have you ever seen a unicorn?Though rare, they’re out there. In China, if you’re very lucky, you might see the K’i-lin, a unicorn considered to bring great fortune. Mist and Rain Fader unicorns are said to love the waterfalls of South America. And, rumor has it that unicorns have even been glimpsed in New York’s Central Park. In The Secret World of Unicorns, young readers will...
The Taker and the Keeper
Middle-schoolers Gregory Guest and Yolanda Torres have no intention of becoming heroes overnight. But as the only kids in Bainsboro who see that the world has gone horribly wrong, what choice do they have? Aided by their eccentric science teacher and Gregory’s trusty red monocle, Gregory and Yolanda travel into the King Arthur legend to save today’s “real” world from a legendary...
Terminal Games
Terminal Games was published by Bantam under the pseudonym Cole Perriman. It was translated into German (3 editions), Japanese, Portuguese, Italian, and Romanian. In an exclusive, expensive, and often bizarre branch of cyberspace, anonymous people live out their anonymous fantasies. But when Insomnimania members begin dying, hi-tech fantasy morphs into real-life nightmare....