Phantoms Author:Dean R. Koontz Snowfield, California, was a charming little town. — That was yesterday. — Today, over two hundred of Snowfield's five hundred residents have completely disappeared. At least one hundred fifty others have died - suddenly, horribly, mysteriously. Something very strange is happening in Snowfield. And the worst is yet to come. — "Phantoms" is the stor... more »y of an urgent, incredible investigation involving a dedicated county sheriff, federal and state authorities, scientists - and one woman doctor who first discovers the horror in Snowfield, and whose life is changed by the swiftly building crisis that follows.
"Phantoms" is filled with vividly drawn people about whom we care very much. Dr. Jennifer Paige, thirty-two, has spent years atoning for a mistake she made when she was nineteen. Now, just as she is learning to put the past behind her, just as she is beginning to enjoy life, she is thrust into a terrifying struggle for survival. Lisa Paige, fourteen, idolizes her older sister but discovers that her survival depends upon her own inner strength and courage. Sheriff Bryce Hammond lost his family in a tragic accident a year ago. In Snowfield, when he meets Jenny Paige, he finds new hope, a chance to build a new life - if he doesn't die first in one of Snowfields's countless, unexpected traps.
"Phantoms" is a story of shattering suspense and terror. It is a love story. It is an adventure story. But most of all, it is a story of stunning surprises - dark, chilling surprises. With one shocking development after another, with breathless narrative force, it will leave the reader gasping.« less