THE THETA SYNDROME.
Edition: First printing.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1977. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A stand alone novel which combines suspense with a hint of the paranormal by this British born writer perhaps best known for his Cold War thrillers written under the Adam Hall pseudonym and featuring secret agent Quiller. After a young woman discovers the ugly truth about a pharmaceutical testing coverup, she is involved in an unexplained car accident - one she survives, but in a comatose state, kept alive by a machine in Garden Grove Hospital's Intensive Care Unit. Paralyzed by fear, her brain is functioning only on the deep theta level - but when the staff realizes that she is trying to communicate telepathically, the Los Angeles police are brought in to deal with the real-life threat. INSCRIBED by Trevor on the front endpaper and dated "Fountain Hills, 1977." 233 pp. ISBN: 0-385-074638.
Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket.