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This is the story of a group of strangers from different parts of the country, all united by an earth-shattering event and drawn to the Tranquility Motel in Nevada. They are plagued by inexplicable fears but have also been changed for the better. They must work together to find out what happened to them and escape their fears.
Some favorite qoutes:
You could bet your ass on that and never have to worry what you would sit on.
No man can know what a woman feels when taking her newborn child in her arms for the first time, but a novelist who holds the first copy of his first book must experience a joy similar to that of the mother who looks upon the face of her baby for the first time and feels its warmth through the swaddling clothes.
Marcie had always been able to surprise Jorja with actions, statements, big ideas, musings, and questions that seemed not to have come from within herself but which it seemed she had carefully selected from some secret book of startling behavior that was known to all kids but not to adults, some cosmic volume perhaps titled Keeping Mom and Dad Off-Balance.
He would have been less frightening if he had been pitiless and bloodthirsty. The fact that he had scruples but could set them aside long enough to commit one rape and two murders ... that made him more of a monster.
Some unusual phobias are also listed:
petronophobia: the fear of feathers
ichthyophobia: the fear of fish
pediphobia: the fear of dolls
coitophobia: the fear of sexual intercourse
autophobia: the fear of oneself
Books by Dean Koontz:
One Door Away From Heaven (2 nd copy) (3rd copy)
Watchers (2nd copy) (3rd copy) (4th copy)
Strangers (2nd copy)
By the Light of the Moon
The Eyes of Darkness
From the Corner of His Eye
Authors Recommended by Dean Koontz:
Robert A. Heinlein
John D. MacDonald