Larry from Fiction/AV/Teen Services suggests Communion: A True Story by Whitley Strieber
Whitley Strieber, better known for his fiction with paranormal, science fiction, and horror themes, wrote a nonfiction book about what he experienced when he was abducted by aliens from outer space. In Communion: A True Story, the author tells of his haunting and unsettling feelings of lost time and flashback recollections of encounters with strange beings. Seeking help through medical treatment and hypnosis, he decides that he was recalling what he came to believe were real interactions with extraterrestrials that chose him to be an object of their research. This book reads like fiction with its well-crafted storytelling, descriptive scenes, and suspenseful tones. So, is the story really true or just another tale from an imaginative fiction writer? Read the book and decide for yourself.
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