Officer Hank Burroughs is surrounded by death. He's seen it first hand, he's been torn apart by it, and w, he's taken the life of a man in the line of duty. Tormented by his own guilt, Hank seeks out a psychiatrist to help him deal with his demons. While in therapy, Hank begins to fold back the layers of his memory in an attempt to find resolution, all the while wondering if he's being hunted by something far more sinister.
Michael M. Powers is a Vice President and Marketing Director for a large credit union in Central New Jersey. He has a degree in psychology from East Stroudsburg University in Pennsylvania and is married to his wife Andrea, a graduate of the same, for nearly seven years. A tremendous sports fan, Michael also enjoys reading and writing in his spare time, particularly mysteries and psychological thrillers. The idea his for his first novel, Diminished, actually came directly from a recollection of a nightmare.