Night Chills

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Night Chills
Night Chills.jpg
First edition
AuthorDean Koontz
Cover artistPaul Bacon
CountryUnited States
GenreSuspense, horror
PublisherAtheneum Books
Publication date
Media typePrint (Paperback)
Pages334 pp

Night Chills is a suspense-horror novel by American writer Dean Koontz, originally published in 1976.

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Widower Paul Annendale has taken his two children, Rya and Mark, on their annual camping vacation to the small New England town of Black Water. What no one there knows is that the town has become a testing ground for a new experiment involving techniques related to subliminal advertising. Developed by amoral scientist Ogden Salsbury and funded by multi-millionaire Leonard Dawson, this newly discovered technique was introduced into the town, with the aid of a chemical in the water supply and allows anyone with a special code phrase to gain total mind control of an exposed subject. Together with local store owner Sam Edison, Paul intends to put a stop to this illegal conspiracy.

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