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7 Steps to Midnight - cover

7 Steps to Midnight

Richard Matheson

Publisher: RosettaBooks

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Summary

In this suspense thriller by the author of I Am Legend and Now You See It, a man is on the run for his life after he’s replaced by an impostor.Government mathematician Chris Barton lives a routine life—until, at the end of an ordinary workday, he finds his car missing from the employee parking lot. When he finally arrives home, there is a stranger living in his house—a man who claims to be him. Thrust suddenly into a surreal world where the evidence of his senses cannot be trusted and strangers are trying to kill him, Chris must avoid violent assassins while following a trail of cryptic clues to regain his life . . . “Matheson is the master of paranoia—pitting a single man against unknown horrors and examining his every slow twist in the wind. 7 Steps is a book to be devoured in one long swallow.” —San Jose Mercury News “Richard Matheson is one of the great names in American terror fiction. 7 Steps to Midnight commands attention. . . . The writing is fortunately up to Matheson's high standards. This is a novel that flies across the page.” —The Philadelphia InquirerPraise for Richard Matheson “The author who influenced me the most as a writer was Richard Matheson.” —Stephen King“One of the greatest writers of the twentieth century.” —Ray Bradbury
Available since: 03/20/2014.
Print length: 317 pages.

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