Icor Regrowth Programme, Arizona, 2070: sixty-four years after his own violent death, Nate is resuscitated using the body of an anonymous donor. Despite the advances in science, neurotechnologist Dr Persis Bandelier and her colleague Garth Bannerman never expected their covert operation to be a success. So when the patient responds to their treatment, no one is ready. And all too soon, an investigative journalist blows the cover of the sensational ?waking?. The news story threatens both to expose the identity of the mysterious donor and unravel the truth behind Sheehan?s murder all those years ago . . .