The Nightmare Machine by John Nicholas Datesh
Approx. 79,000 words.
Published on September 30, 2009.
His inception of dream insertion technology was generations too early. So, Talbot Research arogantly dismissed Raymond's therapeutic dream system as quackery. That made Raymond mad. Then they dismissed Raymond. That made Raymond dangerous. He had not designed his machine to twist the sweetest dream into a heart-splitting, very final nightmare. But it did. And Raymond was crazed enough to use it.