I have read all the books from this author, and I’ve thoroughly enjoyed every single one, but this is the first that I’ve read in one sitting. I found myself getting emotionally attached to all the characters. The book is full of twists and turns and although I predicted the end it didn’t spoil the enjoyment of the book in any way. I think this book is suitable for readers of Stephen King, Dean Koontz and Bentley Little to name just a few. Buy it, you won’t be disappointed at all. – Amazon Review
The Sleep Experiment:
A scary psychological thriller by the new master of horror
(World’s Scariest Legends Book 2)
From USA Today and #1 Amazon bestselling author Jeremy Bates comes the second book in the all-new WORLD’S SCARIEST LEGENDS series.
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.
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.
Praise for Jeremy Bates:
“Old-school horror story reminiscent of Stephen King” ★★★★★
“Best book I’ve read to date” ★★★★★
“Perfect for Laymon fans!” ★★★★★
“Definitely recommend to all fans of modern horror” ★★★★★
“A master storyteller!” ★★★★★
“I sort of fell into Jeremy Bates by accident, and I’m so glad I did. He’s one of my new favorite writers, and I urge everyone to check him out” ★★★★★
“The most chilling book I’ve ever read!” ★★★★★
“Absolutely loved this book” ★★★★★
“Non-stop adrenaline rush from beginning to end” ★★★★★
“Any Stephen King or Dean Koontz fan will love it” ★★★★★
“I was hooked from the first page!” ★★★★★
“Binge worthy!” ★★★★★
“This is one of the best books I have ever read!” ★★★★★
“A very juicy, scary ride” ★★★★★
“Suicide Forest is up there with Joe Hill’s Heart Shaped Box” ★★★★★
“Scariest book I’ve ever read” ★★★★★
“Huge fan of Mr Bates! You won’t be disappointed” ★★★★★
“Edge-of-my-seat experience! I felt I was indeed living the horror” ★★★★★
“Page-turner with a twist! I was hanging on to every word!” ★★★★★
“One of the greatest suspense-filled books I have ever read” ★★★★★
“If you enjoy Richard Laymon, you’ll love reading Jeremy Bates” ★★★★★
“A true edge-of-your-seat thriller…I couldn’t put it down!” ★★★★★
“Startlingly Spooky!” ★★★★★
“A non-stop page-turner!” ★★★★★
“Early Stephen King, Robert McCammon, Jeremy Bates is a must read!” ★★★★★
“As usual Jeremy Bates has done it again… Give him a try, you’ll not regret it” ★★★★★
Although in a series, this is a STAND-ALONE novel. For fans of Stephen King, Dean Koontz, Richard Laymon, Bentley Little, as well as other horror and mystery authors such as Dan Simmons, Jack Ketchum, Robert McCammon, Brian Keene, Darcy Coates, Amy Cross, Jeff Strand, Ambrose Ibsen, Jeremy Robinson, Nick Cutter, Blake Crouch, Joe Hill, Iain Rob Wright, Jeff Menapace, Matt Shaw, Heather Graham, Jack Kilborn, James Herbert. We hope you enjoy!