Seven-X

Seven-X

(A Psychological Suspense-Thriller-Horror)

Fiction - Suspense
271 Pages
Reviewed on 12/30/2013
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Author Biography

Mike Wech is a writer, director and film/tv editor living in Los Angeles CA.

Originally from Buffalo NY, Mike began his career in New York City as an actor with appearances on Liquid Television, America's Most Wanted, One Life To Live and All My Children as well as numerous stage plays.

Moving behind the camera Mike began work as a writer crafting television commercials and shows like VH1's Fairway to Heaven. Mike worked as a writer, producer, director, editor, camera operator and in various other capacities learning his craft as he moved into feature films.

His first feature, the post apocalyptic "The Moment After2, The Awakening, directed by Wes Llewellyn sold over a million dollars on DVD. More features and television shows followed including the critically acclaimed docu-drama "South Dakota" with Star Wars Producer Howard Kazanjian and Director Bruce Isacson, and the gritty crime drama, "The Exodus of Charlie Wright" starring Andy Garcia, Aidan Quinn, Gina Gershon and Luke Goss, directed by R. Ellis Frazier.

With an eye on producing his own material, Mike continued writing for his clients, while penning SEVEN-X.
This is Mike's debut novel and the first in the forthcoming SEVEN-X series of books.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Penny White for Readers' Favorite

Seven-X by Mike Wech follows reporter Eddie Hansen on a journey into a mental facility in search of truth, but finds him on a soul-searching journey inside himself and leaves him questioning everything he knows to be true. Convinced that death row inmates are being sent to a secluded facility for experimentation, Eddie embarks on a quest to prove his suspicions and get the story of a lifetime, the one that will leave him set for life. However, finding solid proof of his claims is only the beginning. Are the mentally ill or serially deranged really sick, or are they simply plagued by demons and capable of being “cured”. Eddie quickly finds himself with many more questions than answers and the longer he stays at the Uphir facility the more entangled and confused he becomes.

Mike Wech has produced a stunning work with Seven-X. I found myself unable to put it down. Not only was the story intriguing and thrilling, but it left me completely entertained and enthralled. I found myself sympathizing with the characters and appalled at their behavior all at the same time; and also constantly wondering if Eddie had stumbled upon a madhouse or if the entire facility was some sort of charade or truly the home of unspeakable experiments that he believed he was looking for in the first place. Seven-X is filled with characters that you will find not only interesting but terrifying and deliciously confusing at the same time. Spend some time with Eddie at Uphir and ask yourself — Do I really know what I am capable of…?