A thriller that plays terrifying tricks with your mind.
Martie Rhodes, a happily married, successful video games designer, takes an agoraphobic friend to therapy sessions twice a week. Each trip is a grim ordeal, but the experience has brought the two friends even closer together.
Then, one morning, Martie experiences a brief, irrational but disquieting fear of... her shadow. When autophobia - one of the rarest and most intriguing phobias known to psychology - is diagnosed, suddenly, radically her life changes, and her future looks dark.
Martie's husband, Dusty, loves her profoundly, and is desperate to understand the cause of her autophobia. But as he comes closer to the terrible truth, Dusty himself starts showing signs of a psychological disorder even more frightening than that afflicting Martie...
PRAISE FOR FALSE MEMORY - -
'Not just a master of our darkest dreams but also a literary juggler' - The Times
'Koontz redefines suspense' - The Times
'A very readable, fairly ingenious and completely preposterous story' - Mail On Sunday
'Koontz's style bleaches out cliches while showing a genius for detail' - Publishers Weekly
'A compulsive nail-biter of a thriller-cum-love story that will satisfy Koontz's legion of fans' - Caravan Magazine
GENERAL - -
'Koontz's art is making the reader believe the impossible... sit back and enjoy it' - Sunday Telegraph
Dean Koontz is the author of 58 New York Times bestsellers, of which 15 have risen to No.1. His books have sold over 450 million copies worldwide, a figure that increases by more than 17 million copies per year, and his work is translated into 38 languages.
He was born and raised in Pennsylvania and lives with his wife Gerda and their dog Anna in Southern California.