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Dean Koontz will catch your entire attention with this astonishing title. This is the first Dean Koontz book that i have read which was given to me by my brother, from the first page i couldn't put the book down. As a reader you almost feel as if you can relate to the characters and with your imagination you are amongst them. It starts rather slow but once the main character recieves the first note it is a pacey read that actually at times makes you feel sorry for him being stuck in that situation. I am not going to say to much about the book itself as i'll end up giving the ending away. This book must be good as i only finish books that grab my attention.
On the windscreen of his SUV, Billy finds the first note. It gives him a choice. If he ... more
takes the note to the police, an elderly woman will be killed. If he doesn't approach the police, a schoolteacher will die. He thinks it's a hoax. The schoolteacher is killed. Further notes taunt Billy's conscience, forcing him to decide who lives and who dies. He must think the unthinkable, fast, in an accelerating nightmare. More communications from the killer follow with ever tighter deadlines. Each is more personal, more confrontational than the last until he is isolated, with no one to rely on but himself. Finally, he must risk everything to save the intended victims...