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Dean Koontz

Full Name: Dean Koontz
Gender: Male
Hometown: Everett, Pennsylvania
Born: 1945-07-09
Number of Works: 247
Acknowledged as "America's most popular suspense novelist" (Rolling Stone) and as one of today's most celebrated and successful writers, Dean Ray Koontz has earned the devotion of millions of readers around the world and the praise of critics everywhere for tales of character, mystery, and adventure that strike to the core of what it means to be human.

Dean R. Koontz has also published under the names Leigh Nichols, Brian Coffey, David Axton, Owen West, Deanna Dwyer and Aaron Wolfe.

ISBN: 0553384287, 9780553384284
Keywords: thomas, odd
Pages: 416
Published: 2003
  • Rating: 80%

“The dead don't talk. I don't know why.” But they do try to communicate, with a short-order cook in a small desert town serving as their reluctant confidant. Odd Thomas thinks of himself as an ordinary guy, if possessed of a certain measure of talent at the Pico Mundo Grill and rapturously in love with the most beautiful girl in the world, Stormy Llewellyn. Maybe he has a gift, maybe it’s a curse, Odd has never been sure, but he tries to do his best by the silent souls who seek him out. Sometimes they want justice, and Odd’s otherworldly tips to Pico Mundo's sympathet
ISBN: 0425188809, 9780425188804
Keywords: watchers
Pages: 496
Published: 1987
  • Rating: 80%

From a top-secret government laboratory come two genetically altered life forms. One is a magnificent dog of astonishing intelligence. The other, a hybrid monster of a brutally violent nature. And both are on the loose...
ISBN: 0553588265, 9780553588262
Keywords: odd, thomas, forever
Pages: 400
Published: 2005
  • Rating: 80%

Every so often a character so captures the hearts and imaginations of readers that he seems to take on a life of his own long after the final page is turned. For such a character, one book is not enough—readers must know what happens next. Now Dean Koontz returns with the novel his fans have been demanding. With the emotional power and sheer storytelling artistry that are his trademarks, Koontz takes up once more the story of a unique young hero and an eccentric little town in a tale that is equal parts suspense and terror, adventure and mystery—and altogether irresistibly odd.We&#
ISBN: 0553804804, 9780553804805
Keywords: odd, thomas, brother
Pages: 384
Published: 2006
  • Rating: 80%
ISBN: 0553582917, 9780553582918
Keywords: intensity
Pages: 436
Published: 1995
  • Rating: 80%

Chyna Shepherd is a twenty-six-year-old woman whose deeply troubled childhood taught her the hard rules of survival, and whose adult life has been an unrelenting struggle for self-respect and safety. Now rare trust has blossomed for Chyna into friendship with the woman whose family home she is visiting for the weekend: a farm in the Napa Valley surrounded by vineyards and hills, which Chyna can see from the guest-room window where she sits at one o'clock in the morning, fully dressed, unable to sleep. Suspicions she learned in childhood still make her uneasy in unfamiliar houses--even this one
ISBN: 0553588257, 9780553588255
Keywords: velocity
Pages: 460
Published: 2005
  • Rating: 80%

Dean Koontz’s unique talent for writing terrifying thrillers with a heart and soul is nowhere more evident than in this latest suspense masterpiece that pits one man against the ultimate deadline. If there were speed limits for the sheer pulse-racing excitement allowed in one novel, Velocity would break them all. Get ready for the ride of your life.…Bill Wile is an easygoing, hardworking guy who leads a quiet, ordinary life. But that is about to change. One evening, after his usual eight-hour bartending shift, he finds a typewritten note under the windshield wiper of his car. If yo
ISBN: 0425192032, 9780425192030
Keywords: lightning
Pages: 384
Published: 1988
  • Rating: 80%

A bolt of lightning brings a blond-haired stranger into Laura Shane's life. But is he the guardian angel he seems? The devil in disguise? Or the master of a haunting destiny beyond time and space?
ISBN: 0553804790, 9780553804799
Keywords: husband
Pages: 416
Published: 2006
  • Rating: 80%

With each and every new novel, Dean Koontz raises the stakes—and the pulse rate—higher than any other author. Now, in what may be his most suspenseful and heartfelt novel ever, he brings us the story of an ordinary man whose extraordinary commitment to his wife will take him on a harrowing journey of adventure, sacrifice, and redemption to the mystery of love itself—and to a showdown with the darkness that would destroy it forever.What would you do for love? Would you die? Would you kill? We have your wife. You can get her back for two million cash. Landscaper Mitchell Raffe
ISBN: 0425181103, 9780425181102
Keywords: phantoms
Pages: 448
Published: 1983
  • Rating: 80%

A tale of an abandoned town and the unimaginable truth behind its silence... Now with a new afterword, Dean Koontz explains the impact Phantoms had on his career.
ISBN: 0553580221, 9780553580228
Keywords: memory, false
Pages: 751
Published: 1999
  • Rating: 80%

On the heels of his critically acclaimed New York Times bestsellers Fear Nothing and Seize the Night, "America's most popular suspense novelist"* will stun readers with a deeply sinister and endlessly surprising tale of a rare and terrifying phobia: autophobia - fear of oneself.Martie Rhodes is a young wife (happily married to Dustin for three years), a video game designer, and a compassionate woman who takes her agoraphobic friend Carol to therapy sessions. Carol is so afraid of leaving her apartment that the trips are grim ordeals for both women - but bonding experiences as well. T