I feel like Koontz might have been able to see into the future a bit and see how much technology would play a major role in our lives and livelihoods. He discovers a virtual ghost town. He became a murderer at a very young age when he killed both of his parents.
My only minor issue in terms of the book's general structure is that though the plot in Midnight is themed around science, the ways the science actually causes what it does are very thinly explained, Koontz for example frequently talks about "biological chemicals" without any specificity and even has what is tantamount to magic underpinning part of the explanation.
Is it our emotions? But the conversion has an unforeseen side-effect. It's very descriptive in parts and it has a stylized nature to it that lends itself to some speculation and thought provocation as to the picture he is painting for us and the story he is telling and simply put, it just works.
Her sister Tessa, or T.
I owed my success not to a generously funded marketing blitz, not to the machinations of a wily publicity maven, not to the fact that I had sold my soul to Satan which I had not, in part because Satan wanted not just my soul but also my favorite Hawaiian shirtbut to a loyal readership that grew slowly book by book until it reached critical mass.
The way Koontz handles the pacing, style and immediate action in the book is undoubtedly masterful. One of my favorite book by Dean K. A friend suggested to me that I was like the woman whose first job in a company is as a secretary but who rises to be president: The interweaving plots, the ramping tension, and above all the superlative atmosphere and action; plus some good old fashioned scary monsters.
Recently, I happened to notice a load of his books, and those of Richard Laymon another old favouriteare only 99p on Kindle UK- it was impossible to resist being able to carry them with me at all times.
In growing fear, the quartet learns that the ""regressives"" aren't simply caught in reverse evolution: There is an abundance of social commentary being made here.
She is an early victim of Shaddack's regressive citizens. Because of a letter sent to the FBI by a resident of Moonlight Cove- Harry Talbot- offering information about the deadly events in town, Sam knows that he must find Talbot.
It's to investigate a rash of killings that FBI man Sam Booker comes to town incognito, soon hooking up with perky filmmaker Tessa Lockland sister to that slain joggerthen with crippled Vietnam vet Harry Talbot and spunky year-old Chrissie Foster--whose charming interior monologues ""Exhibiting her usual cleverness.
At the very beginning, Sam, Tessa, and Chrissie are all hunted- albeit separately- by the mysterious beasts and each survives their encounter.Jan 01, · Dean R. Koontz has also published under the na Dean R.
Koontz has also published under the names Leigh Nichols, Brian Coffey, David Axton, Owen West, Deanna Dwyer and Aaron Wolfe.
Dean, the author of many #1 New York Times bestsellers, lives in Southern California with his wife, Gerda, their golden retriever, Elsa, and the enduring spirit /5.
After reading Koontz's brilliant Phantoms, I rushed into this book, but found the first half difficult to fully engage with. However, from about 60% of the way through, I was hooked by the tension and action.
Be the first to discover new talent! Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert. The best book by Dean Koontz, in my opinion, is Life Expectancy.
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