The Mask
by Dean Koontz

A horror novel told by God about a female psychiatrist named Carol who hits a girl with her car and takes her into her home after the girl is released from the hospital with minor injuries and amnesia. The story takes place in Harrisburg, PA. The shrink and her husband and the shrink’s shrink all have nightmares and experience unnatural events to warn them of impending danger to Carol. She treats the girl’s amnesia through hypnotherapy during which the girl gives more clues about the impending danger to Carol.

The three people experiencing the supernatural warnings have apparently not read any Dean Koontz novels, so they are very slow at figuring out what is coming. The reader figures it out long before they do. It is tame for a Koontz novel, but still good.

Year Read: 2005


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