Dean Koontz

One Door Away from Heaven * Dean Koontz

I couldn't make up anything as weird as what is. In a dusty trailer park on the far edge of the California dream, Michelina Bellsong contemplates the choices she has made. At twenty-eight, she wants to change the direction of her troubled life but can’t find her way—until a new family settles into the rental… Continue reading One Door Away from Heaven * Dean Koontz

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Darkness under the sun * Dean Koontz

Darkness Under the Sun is a short novella that introduces, Alton Turner Blackwood, the brutal killer in his novel What the Night Knows, which was also published in 2010. The novella brings Blackwood to a small town where he terrorizes a teenaged boy. Unwittingly the boy precipitates a ruthless change in Blackwood's murderous compulsion. Although… Continue reading Darkness under the sun * Dean Koontz

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Dean Koontz’ The Final Hour

I'm so looking forward to reading "Ashley Bell" but in the mean time I have to satisfy my appetite with a smaller novella. Following Last Light comes Final Hour, the second of two standalone eBook original novellas leading in to Ashley Bell, the highly anticipated new novel of suspense from Dean Koontz! that September day,… Continue reading Dean Koontz’ The Final Hour

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Grief can destroy you—or focus you. * Odd Hours – Dean Koontz Quote

Grief can destroy you—or focus you. You can decide a relationship was all for nothing if it had to end in death, and you alone. Or you can realize that every moment of it had more meaning than you dared to recognize at the time, so much meaning it scared you, so you just lived,… Continue reading Grief can destroy you—or focus you. * Odd Hours – Dean Koontz Quote

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The City * Dean Koontz Book Review

If you are looking for a musical and enchanting book filled with a young boy and his mother (not Stephen King's Talisman) and with a few baddie characters and a lot of Jive and music playing, look no further than Dean Koontz' The City. As everyone knows, you can find a lot of colourful characters… Continue reading The City * Dean Koontz Book Review

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Girl with the Red Hat * Vermeer’s story from The City by Dean Koontz (Excerpt)

I most clearly recall what she said about Johannes Vermeer, as we stood before his enchanting Girl with the Red Hat. That story has haunted me for almost half a century. Why it haunts me I won’t say just yet, but soon. When Vermeer’s story comes to mind on nights that sleep eludes me, I… Continue reading Girl with the Red Hat * Vermeer’s story from The City by Dean Koontz (Excerpt)

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Waitressing can be a hard and thankless job * Dean Koontz

Waitressing can be a hard and thankless job, largely because it requires dealing politely with people regardless of their temperament or mood, even though sometimes you just want to smack them. You can always tell when a waitress likes her work. She lacks the slouch and shuffle that signifies boredom and grievance. Her smile isn'™t… Continue reading Waitressing can be a hard and thankless job * Dean Koontz

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Everything has meaning * Deeply odd

Not everything that happens during the day is an omen portending a good or evil development in the future, but everything has meaning to one degree or another, for the world is an ever-weaving tapestry from which no thread can be pulled without destroying the integrity of the cloth. The breadth of Creation makes it… Continue reading Everything has meaning * Deeply odd