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On the heels of his critically acclaimed New York Times bestsellers Fear Nothing and Seize the Night, "America's most popular suspense novelist"* will stun readers with a deeply sinister and endlessly surprising tale of a rare and terrifying phobia: autophobia - fear of oneself.

Martie Rhodes is a young wife (happily married to Dustin for three years), a video game designer, and a compassionate woman who takes her agoraphobic friend Carol to therapy sessions. Carol is so afraid of leaving her apartment that the trips are grim ordeals for both women - but bonding experiences as well.

Then one morning Martie experiences a sudden fear of her own, a brief but disquieting terror of...her shadow. The episode it over quickly. It leaves her shaken but amused. Then, as she is about to check her makeup, she realizes she is terrified to look in the mirror and confront her own face.

As the episodes of this traumatic condition - autophobia - build, the lives of Martie and her husband change drastically. Frantic to discover the trigger for her descent into hell, Dustin begins to look into the background of a respected therapist. As he comes closer to the truth about this strange and troubled "healer," Dustin finds himself afflicted with a condition even more bizarre and terrifying than Martie's.

No fan of psychological suspense will want to miss this extraordinary novel of the human mind's capacity to torment - and destroy. Dean Koontz once more reveals why he has, as People put it, the "power to scare the daylights out of us."

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Synopsis:

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

 

No fan of Dean Koontz or of psychological suspense will want to miss this extraordinary novel of the human mind’s capacity to torment—and destroy—itself.

 

It’s a fear more paralyzing than falling. More terrifying than absolute darkness. More horrifying than anything you can imagine. It’s the one fear you cannot escape no matter where you run . . . no matter where you hide.

 

It’s the fear of yourself. It’s real. It can happen to you. And facing it can be deadly.

 

False Memory . . . Fear for your mind.

About the Author

Dean Koontz, the author of more than seven #1 New York Times bestsellers, lives in southern California.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780345533296
Author:
Koontz, Dean R
Publisher:
Bantam
Author:
Dean Koontz
Author:
Koontz, Dean R.
Subject:
Thrillers
Subject:
Horror - General
Edition Description:
Tall paperback
Publication Date:
20120631
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Language:
English
Pages:
768
Dimensions:
7.5 x 4.2 x 1.81 in 0.92 lb

Related Subjects

Fiction and Poetry » Horror » General
Fiction and Poetry » Popular Fiction » Contemporary Thrillers
Fiction and Poetry » Popular Fiction » Suspense
Fiction and Poetry » Science Fiction and Fantasy » A to Z

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No fan of Dean Koontz or of psychological suspense will want to miss this extraordinary novel of the human mind’s capacity to torment—and destroy—itself.

 

It’s a fear more paralyzing than falling. More terrifying than absolute darkness. More horrifying than anything you can imagine. It’s the one fear you cannot escape no matter where you run . . . no matter where you hide.

 

It’s the fear of yourself. It’s real. It can happen to you. And facing it can be deadly.

 

False Memory . . . Fear for your mind.

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