The Calling Author:Bob Randall Not since Rosemary's Baby -or the author's own best seller, The Fan- has a novel so surely and swiftly swept the reader up into its own chilling, believable premise of terror and shock. — Susan is a young New York mother with a good job, nice husband, a pleast life. Then, one day, the phone rings, and she is shaked, terrified, disgusted...What sh... more »e heres is-nothing. An eerie absence of sound, which is deeply and shockingly disturbing. She can't describe it, but she knows it is not just evil, but Evil itself is calling to her.
Remorselessly, the telephones all around her begin to haunt her, to track her, to persecute her, as if they were at the bidding of some dreadful, unseen presence. When she tries to explain what is happening (but how can she?), her husband, her friends, and even her psychiatrist, all tell her she's suffering from hallucination. Those who finally do believe her are pursued by the Evil and punished. As the wretched days continue, Susan, with awful certainty, knows that the phones are calling to her and only to her. There is no escaping her destiny.« less