On an impulse, schoolteacher Jim Ironheart flies to Portland, Oregon without understanding why. There he saves a boy from being killed by a drunk driver and is observed by Holly Thorne.
She tracks Jim to California, and their lives intertwine on one of Jim's lifesaving missions. Surviving a plane crash, terrifying monsters that materialize from Holly's nightmares, and an uncannily powerful adversary, they search for the source of Jim's psychic power.
Dean Ray Koontz (born 1945) is an American writer.
Dean Koontz is best known for suspense thrillers, which incorporate elements of horror, science fiction, mystery, and satire.
Dean Koontz wrote under an array of pen names (Aaron Wolfe, Brian Coffey, David Axton, Deanna Dwyer, John Hill, K. R. Dwyer, Leigh Nichols, Leonard Chris, Owen West, Richard Paige), but since the 1980s he has written mostly under his own name.