By Richard Matheson
Govt mathematician Chris Barton lives a regimen life—until, on the finish of a typical workday, he reveals his automobile lacking from the worker parking zone. while he ultimately arrives domestic, there's a stranger dwelling in his house—a guy who claims to be him. Thrust abruptly right into a surreal global the place the facts of his senses can't be relied on and strangers try to kill him, Chris needs to stay away from violent assassins whereas following a path of cryptic clues to regain his existence.
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Luke gave him a look of dry reproach. ” “You’ve got a point,” Roan answered on a dutiful laugh. “I’ll look into the situation, but there’s not much else I can do without April’s cooperation. ” Luke meant that exactly as it sounded. ” “Who he is, whether he has a record, how much of a threat he appears to be. ” Luke repeated as his cousin paused. “Somebody should keep an eye on April. I don’t like the sound of this guy going public. ” “I already offered. ” “Fine idea. ” “Roan, son,” Luke said, “you wound me.
It was a relic from the past with an air of solid strength, heavy responsibility, and not a lot to offer in the way of comfort. It was, Luke had often thought, a lot like Turn-Coupe’s sheriff himself. Luke found his cousin in his office. Roan’s hair looked like he’d been combing it with a John Deere and a cultivator, and a harassed frown drew his brows together over the bridge of his nose. Seeing Luke, he stacked the papers he’d been reading and laid them aside on one of several neat piles. His lean face creased into smile lines.
In that case, I’m positive that I do! ” April followed her hostess into a dim room furnished with an antique parlor set covered in a wildly unlikely tropical print. The room was scattered with tables, most of which were extremely valuable except for one that looked like a miniature butler in a tailcoat. The setting was just like Julianne, she thought, half traditional, half quirkily artistic. How old her friend was, April had never thought to ask. With her long, narrow face crinkled in a constant smile, clear sea blue eyes, silver-streaked black hair in a braid down her back, and gently padded shape, she could have been any age from forty to seventy.