Neon Fever Dream

A dark secret hides in the swirling dust and exultant revelry of Burning Man. Asha Amarasuriya is bored and struggling to get by as a martial arts instructor in Oakland. When an enigmatic seductress offers her a golden ticket, Asha decides to take a leap of faith and head to Burning Man. But there is more than meets the eye at the infamous desert pilgrimage and Asha gets sucked into a quest to unravel a sinister mystery at the heart of Black Rock City. Will Asha and her friends survive to expose the shadowy conspiracy? By the time the Man burns, their lives will have changed forever.

  • “A tightly-woven tale of espionage and self-realization. Do yourself a favor and check out Neon Fever Dream.”

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  • “Eliot Peper writes up a cast of unique characters to pull you through something that might be a dream, or might be a nightmare.”

    -D.J. Molles, NYT bestselling author of The Remaining Series and Wolves

  • “An amazing blend of international espionage, underground journalism, and martial arts that makes for a fast, fun, and intriguing read.”

    -Tim Chang, managing director at Mayfield Fund

Eliot Peper is the author of eleven novels, including Bandwidth, Veil, Cumulus, Reap3r, and, most recently, Foundry. He also consults on special projects. The best way to follow his writing is to subscribe to his newsletter.