COMMUNITY by Graham Masterton

COMMUNITY

KIRKUS REVIEW

After a car accident, a man struggles to recover his memory and find out the truth about the small town in which he’s convalescing.

Michael and his girlfriend, Tasha, are driving the windy roads of the Cascade Mountains when a tailgater runs them down. When he wakes up weeks later in the Trinity-Shasta Clinic, Michael can’t remember a thing, even his own name. When the kind doctors tell him that he’s Gregory Merrick, Michael doesn’t know enough to disagree, and he prepares to spend much needed time recuperating in Trinity, a local town of convalescents and their companions. He’s set up as roommate and companion to local resident Isobel, and the arrangement quickly turns sexual, much to Isobel’s delight. In spite of Michael’s desire to be happy, he becomes convinced that there’s something suspicious about the town. He’s especially troubled by the constant whispering between the hospital staff and select residents. In addition, he’s nagged by the sense that there’s something he still can’t remember, something that has to do with a woman at the hospital to whom he feels drawn. At length, Michael does the unthinkable and investigates Trinity, determined to find out whether secrets are being kept in order to help residents or for more nefarious reasons.

Fans of Masterton (The Red Hotel, 2013, etc.) may be shocked by the lack of blood and gore, whose absence allows more plot development than usual.

Pub Date: Oct. 1st, 2013
ISBN: 978-0-7278-8310-0
Page count: 240pp
Publisher: Severn House
Review Posted Online:
Kirkus Reviews Issue: Sept. 1st, 2013




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