Subliminal persuasion while the world drowns. As an ad copywriter, Frank earns his living manipulating people's opinions. Hired to use his talent help a politician he hates win a presidential election, can his own mind be rebelling? His true love calls him to reclaim his own consciousness.
Dan and Cressie in Bangkok: an open-minded couple, until they share the massage parlor prostitute. Cressie wears an amulet of Aeshma, the Demon of Wrath from an ancient Middle Eastern religion. How can Aeshma fit into a land where the official religion -- Buddhism -- does not recognize sin as damning a soul to eternal torment?
The planet offers special agent Yutaro rest and romance, until his own government's anti-matter bomb falls. Burnt-out Yutaro just wants the vacation he needs. Cushy duty, and a beautiful alien woman as his guide. Heaven. When the anti-matter bomb threatens to destroy the entire planet, Yutaro must learn her crazy-making alien language and -- even more difficult -- to love a woman for herself.