Raymond Bolton lives near Portland, Oregon with his wife, Toni, and their two cats, Georgie & Sophia. Reviewers have been generous with praise, offering such comments as, “Eschewing the more commonly overt manifestations of alien technology and the well toted elements of fanciful magic, Bolton breathes originality into the genre with his singular focus on telepathy.”His goal is to craft gripping stories about the human condition, whether they are set here or another world. He has written award-winning poetry and three novels. Awakening, an epic, was released in January, 2014, and Thought Gazer, an adventure and first volume of a prequel trilogy, was released on January 1, 2015. The third in the series, Foretellers, came out on March 1 , 2016. Awakening was recently translated into Spanish and was released as El despertar – La saga de Ydron on July 1, 2015. Amazon has already listed El despertar as the Number One New Release in Ciencia Ficción.Amazon has already listed El despertar as the Number One New Release in Ciencia Ficción.