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A classic thriller from Dean Koontz--and the basis for the motion picture starring Peter O'Toole... They thought it was the work of a maniac or terrorists or toxic contamination--but then they found the truth, which was worse than anything they had imagined...
ISBN-13: 9780425079935
ISBN-10: 0425079937
Publication Date: 10/15/1984
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Publisher: Berkley Publishing Group
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
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The lights are on in Snowfield, California, a cozy ski village nestled in the Sierra Madres, but nobody seems to be home. When Dr. Jenny Paige returns to the small town, she finds tables set for dinner, meals being prepared, and music playing in living rooms, but there\'s no trace of the people who put the water on to boil or set an extra place for company at the dinner table. As she explores the town, Paige finds friends and neighbors felled by a mysterious force--the bodies show no visible signs of violence or disease, and no known plague kills victims before the ice in their dinner drinks has time to melt. But the deep quiet that surrounds her offers few clues about the fate of the town\'s inhabitants. Dean Koontz\'s Phantoms strikes fear in readers from the very beginning. The mystery deepens, paving the way for a chilling journey toward the truth. If you plan to catch the film version, starring Ben Affleck and Peter O\'Toole, remember that you\'ll be experiencing this terrifying story in a dark theater.

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