One man must uncover the truth — even when others will stop at nothing to keep it buried. While covertly investigating a controversial neurological research program, exposé filmmaker Jevin Banks is drawn into a far-reaching conspiracy involving one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical firms. Jevin is seeking not only answers about the questionable mind-to-mind communication program but also answers to his own family tragedy. Rooted in groundbreaking science and inspired by actual medical research, Placebo explores the far reaches of science, consciousness, and faith. This taut, intelligent, and emotionally gripping new thriller from master storyteller Steven James will keep you listening late into the night.
“From cutting-edge science to a magician’s trade secrets, Placebo by Steven James is a fascinating journey into American politics, business, and the military. The characters are utterly alive, the story memorable. Gripping and intense, it will keep you on the edge of your seat until the last page.”
— Gayle Lynds, New York Times best-selling author of The Book of Spies
“With every new book, Steven James elevates his game and lifts his readers with him. Placebo is a winner! Highly recommended.”
— Davis Bunn, best-selling author of Lion of Babylon
Steven James is the author of more than thirty books including the critically acclaimed Patrick Bowers thriller series. He has an MA in Storytelling and has taught writing and creative communication around the world. When he’s not writing or speaking, you’ll find him trail running, rock climbing, or drinking a dark roast coffee near his home in eastern Tennessee.