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False Memory
False Memory
Author: Dean Koontz
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. Fear for your mind.
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ISBN-13: 9780553580228
ISBN-10: 0553580221
Publication Date: 11/28/2000
Pages: 784
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.

3.8 stars, based on 629 ratings
Publisher: Bantam
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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Leigh avatar reviewed False Memory on + 377 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 8
This book is one of Koontz's better ones, filled with suspense and a deep sense of mystery. Infused with themes from "The Manchurian Candidate," this novel touches on how we remember things - and most importantly, if we can trust our own memories.
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Helpful Score: 4
This was my first Dean Koontz book and I absolutely loved it! This is an amazing and highly recommended novel.
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Helpful Score: 4
Martie Rhodes is a successful young computer games designer with a loving husband, Dusty, and a seemingly normal life. Her best friend, Susan, however, suffers from agoraphobia, or a fear of open spaces, and relies on Martie to take her to weekly therapy sessions. Suddenly and inexplicably, Martie herself begins exhibiting worrying signs of a mental disorder, fearing herself capable of inflicting great harm on her loved ones. At the same time, Dusty's brother Skeet also succumbs to irrational mental behavior and tries to throw himself from a roof. It soon becomes clear that these four characters are involved in something much more than a sinister coincidence.
lolaslibrary avatar reviewed False Memory on + 6 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 3
Dean Koontz is by far my favorite author. This book however, gave me some trouble. Hard start...but once I was into it I couldn't put it down! This book is so worth getting thru those first 13 chapters! A MUST READ!
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Helpful Score: 3
This is one of the creepiest books I have ever read-and I read Stephen King-raises the hair on the back of your neck scary! A suspenseful page-turner, as is the signature quality of Dean Koontz's finest. If you liked "The Face," and "Seize The Night," you'll love this one-good luck putting it down once you get started.
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pumpkinofthepopcorn avatar reviewed False Memory on + 4 more book reviews
Addicting, albeit frustrating. Koontz reveals the main antagonist much too soon, in my opinion, and it's terribly annoying. This is the only Dean Koontz book I've read and it's good enough to make me want to check into his other works.
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Mind control at it's scariest!
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This is good "soap opera"/"lifetime" book. It doesn't have the best plot, but once you start reading you have to keep going.