On a deeper level, Koontz addresses the morality of genetic testing, the power of the individual versus the government, and the meaning of life. If I could give him a ten star, I would most definitely do that, but alas, such a rating is not possible; though I keep my hopes up that one day the God of critics will be benevolent enough to let me use a ten star scale some day soon. Does he request police protection? Strange Days Winter gripped the city. Manheim's security chief, ex-cop Ethan Truman, is used to looking beneath the surface of things. A blizzard brings a city to a standstill and ushers in an evil that defies imagination in this gripping tale from 1 New York Times bestselling author Dean Koontz. It has haunted their sleep, invaded their dreams, and now they rise to find a luminous silvery downpour drenching their small California mountain town. Curious, he brings it inside.
But fate, for Odd Thomas and Stormy Llewellyn, is something altogether different: full of dark corners, sharp edges, and things no seer or soothsayer could ever anticipate. The story was originally part of a larger collection, and I'm not sure why Brilliance Audio only released this rather than the whole thing, but I'm glad to have it. Etiam pulvinar, mi et molestie vestibulum, neque tellus pulvinar massa, vel varius nulla tellus at tortor. Does he go to them? No, it is not his greatest work. Nunc hendrerit tortor vitae est placerat ut varius erat posuere. If you love science fiction, you'll love this yarn about the supernatural.
Dogs often figure heavily in Koontz's novels, as he is an avid dog lover. They want to kill him. I feel as though he put some of his best efforts into this one. It was a very short book and I wish that Dawson's character was better utilized after he discovered his potential. Koontz is the master of details and he has you guessing all the way.
But soon they heard eerie sounds in the ventilation system. Lavelle, aware of the danger this one man poses to his mission of revenge, attempts to neutralize Dawson by going after his two children. It screeched and hissed and chattered wordlessly, wriggled and twisted, writhed and jerked, bit his hand, but he held onto it, afraid to let go, afraid that it would fly straight back at him and go for his throat or for his eye this time. That somewhere turned out to be the Fantasy Mongers newsletter, which came out four times a year and was put together by W. Where did it come from? Narrator Christopher Lane reads in a grave voice that brings the nightmare to life.
There's no doubt that this novel will continue to stand the test of time. Watchers, Dark Rivers of the Heart, and One Door Away from Heaven are prime examples. It entertained well enough, though. I had to stick an actual piece of paper into a typewriter, write the review, and then find somewhere to mail it to. This book had an interesting plot twist at the end and I can tell you I did not see it coming.
When I first read this book, it was one of my favorites. If and when he comes out with a new book, you had better watch out because I intend to be the first person in line to purchase a copy of his latest work. They found four corpses in four days, each more hideous than the last. But even more mysterious was the blond-haired stranger who appeared out of nowhere - the man who saved Laura from a fatal delivery. Koontz would probably say that it has no real substance and only fluff and mirrors and that may be the case but I love it. Integer elementum tempor libero sit amet iaculis.
Watchers is a true masterpiece of fiction. Fusce sed nibh eu odio posuere semper. Despite his traumatic childhood, Koontz put himself through Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania then known as Shippensburg State College , and in 1967 went to work as an English teacher at Mechanicsburg High School. I think the book was a victim of cliches, especially as it relates to the gangster and the voodoo characters. Currently some of those novels are sold under Koontz's real name.
After another hour passed I finally finished reading the book. Then he is told that he must flee before the doctor's enemies hunt him down. On this same day, a thousand miles away, a ruthless man learns that he has a mortal enemy named Bartholomew. They found four corpses in four days, each more hideous than the last. It's the fear of yourself. He is in love with a woman he knows next to nothing about. I don't normally write reviews but this story has left me awestruck.
Every noise I now hear in the house during the cold, dark nights now send goose bumps coursing down my spine. His life is filled with the fascinating rituals of one who must embrace the dark. But, upon reading listening to the book again, it didn't hold up well over time. They found four corpses in four days, each more hideous than the last. Several of his books have reached 1 on the New York Times bestseller list. This book combines morality, voodoo, institutional religious comments and just plain entertaining stuff.