Steven Heumann – Paper Heroes
Would you choose to become a hero – even if you knew it was all a lie?After witnessing a terrorist attack involving advanced weaponry in the heart of New York City, corporate middle manager Stewart Mitchell is offered the chance to inspire the world as a real-life hero. The only catch is that it would all be a lie; the good-guys and bad-guys are all in it together. With seemingly limitless resources suddenly at his disposal, Stewart brings his friends into the conspiracy and soon they discover how deep the deception goes on all sides. Who can they trust? Can they even count on each other? Are they heroes or villains? They thought they were doing the right thing, but once the lies pile up, death and chaos aren’t far behind. Can Stewart salvage his life, or will his deceit bring ruin down on everyone he cares about? The road to hell is paved with good intentions, and Stewart has his foot on the gas. Paper Heroes is a contemporary sci-fi novel that mixes politics, technology and heroism.