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Amanda Harris feels she is the luckiest woman in the world. She has inherited money from two relatives, is in business for herself and has just purchased a condominium in Glendale California. But soon after moving in to the first home she's ever owned, strange things begin happening. Household objects disappear than reappear, causing Amanda to fear for her sanity. But when she and her daughter are bitten by a supposed insect and her daughter seeks medical attention for the infected bite, the discovery of an implanted chip sets off a chain of events that challenge not only Amanda's sanity but her courage and stamina as well.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Descript. of chases or violence 10%planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 40%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 20% FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   science fiction story Lifeform altered?    -   Yes Kind of alteration:    -   Under control of microchip or drug Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Age:    -   40's-50's


Earth setting:    -   20th century Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths scientific jargon? (SF only)    -   some scientific explanation How much dialogue?    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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