Mark Roger Bailey is an award-winning creative writer and the author of two novels, SAINT (Penguin Putnam/Jove 1997, Lede 2012) and BEYOND THESE WOODS (Lede 2013).
He writes about the complex and at times paradoxical interplay between science and institutions, such as religion, governments, and human belief systems. These themes are at the heart of his books. Thought-provoking, expert and cinematic are descriptions that have been used to describe his novels, SAINT and BEYOND THESE WOODS.
Recently, he managed the launch of the Robert Redford Conservancy for Southern California Sustainability.
Mark and his wife live in California.
An experiment 2,000 years in the making. Biogeneticist Andrew Shepard resurrects the memory of an ancient in a living human subject. Simon Peter is reborn. For the world’s political and spiritual leaders, it is a crisis. For the faithful, it is a miracle. For humankind, this changes everything. Peter escapes from the BioGenera lab in a desperate attempt to return to Rome and to confront the Pontiff, while being stalked by a mysterious assassin intent on silencing him once and for all.
BEYOND THESE WOODS2013