Considered a modern classic in France, Afraid to Death is a chilling psychological thriller with a hallucinogenic quality.
Joe Egan is on the run. A mysterious blonde appears to him whenever someone close to him dies. He lives his life in fear of her, but at the same time develops a strange fascination with her.
Who is the blonde woman? Is she a figment of his imagination, the angel of death, or even the devil incarnate?
Marc Behm was born in 1925 in Trenton, New Jersey and served with the US army in Europe during WWII. After playing a variety of small parts in American television, he eventually made a name for himself as a screenwriter. Eye of the Beholder was his second novel. When he retired from screenwriting he published five more novels, including Afraid to Death.