Peter Smith is the final link between The Great Collective and The Space. With him, the curse must end...The Great Collective were the first to make contact with The Space. Granted immortality, they lived and lived, ceaseless witnesses to humanity's ills. Resentment manifested itself as the evil Reaping Icon. The fate of the world rests on stopping his poison. Inspector Noose - finished, alone. Framed for a heinous double murder, the so-so crime solver and love rat hits rock bottom as his past misdeeds catch up with him and seed his tragic downfall. He will never come back from this, but one last deed must be done to put things right. Alex - weak, feeble. Blamed for the assassination of the Prime Minister and frustrated by a wife who hates him, the young man lets himself become consumed by the malevolent Reaping Icon. He opens Alex up to The Space - the summation of everything that ever was, is or will be - and gives him ultimate control over humanity. Peter Smith - dead, alive. The man who dies and is reborn endlessly now knows who he is and wants to break free from his curse. Nobody wants to live forever, but to have his wish he must contemplate a confrontation with the manifestation of all humanity's evil: Reaping Icon. But will joining him prove more inviting than stopping him..? Where The Birds Hide At Night follows on from Gareth Wiles' previous books - I AM DEAD, Icon's Request and A Matter of Dark - which are all a part of The Great Collective saga. It will appeal to those who enjoy sci-fi with a hint of mystery, as well as fans of Gareth's previous books. His books have received glowing feedback, whose readers particularly enjoy the speculative nature of his novels, as he takes current debates and gives them a dark twist.