Dean koontz did not predict the coronavirus in a 1981. Listen to what the night knows audiobook by dean koontz. Dean koontz hardcover books for sale in stock ebay. Rent what the night knows by dean koontz cd audiobook. Dean koontz went from being the quintessential struggling writer to dominating the suspense thriller genre with works in the fields of horror, fantasy. Voice of the night by dean koontz audiobook youtube.
Half a continent away and two decades later, someone is murdering families again, recreating in detail blackwoods crimes. What the night knows dean koontz, read by steven weber. In dean koontzs novel, seize the night a christopher snow adventure snow suffers from an inherited genetic disorder known as xeroderma pigmentation, xp. Complete information about dean koontz books both fiction and nonfiction, short stories, and poetry. Make offer what the night knows novel dean koontz 2010 1st printing hc. Voice of the night by dean koontz audiobook santreya. Borders bookstore distributed a bookmark promoting their ebooks that included the cover of what the night knows. Dean is married to his wife gerda, and lives in southern california with their golden retriever. In the calvinos, dean koontz brings to life a family that might be your own, in a war for their survival against an adversary more malevolent than any he has yet. It is not a proper thriller or a supernatural story, it is however a waste of time.
A must read for the koontz fan, and quite possibly, koontzs best to date. When he was 14, john calvino killed the murderer of his parents and sisters, but 20 years later, as a homicide detective, he reluctantly comes to believe that the dead mans spirit has returned to murder johns wife and children. Dean koontz s frankenstein 5 primary works 6 total works. In the late summer of a longago year, alton turner blackwood brutally murdered. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. A dean koontz novel written in 1981 predicted the outbreak of the coronavirus. Homicide detective john calvino is certain that his own familyhis wife and three childrenwill be targets, just as his parents and sisters were victims on that distant night when he was fourteen and killed their slayer. What the night knows is a pageturner, and a ghost story like no other, and written as only dean koontz knows how. He hoped to find photos or other evidence to confirm that salsetto had been erotically obsessed with his niece. Brenda woburn would not be charged in such an obviously justified act of selfdefense. Rogers the first book i read with dean koontzs name on it was demon seed in 1973. While the maniacal alton turner blackwood was still perched over the bodies of calvinos young sisters, calvino. Still a page turner but not avidly devoured as usual.
What the night knows is dean koontz s latest scarefest that combines the plot twists of a thriller and the chills of a ghost story. A fullpage advertisement for what the night knows appears on page 7 of the january 3, 2011 issue of the new yorker magazine. What the night knows in the late summer of a longago year, a killer arrived in a small city. This will never be among my favorite dean koontz books, but it no longer ranks alongside your heart belongs to me as the worst of dean koontz s books. Koontz wrote under a number of pen names earlier in his. What the night knows the collectors guide to dean koontz. In the calvinos, dean koontz brings to life a family that might be your own, in a war for their survival against an adversary more malevolent than any he has yet created, with their own home the battleground. His name was alton turner blackwood, and in the space of a few months he brutally murdered. His savage spree ended only when he himself was killed by the last survivor of the last family, a.
Not long ago, during an interview related to what the night knows, a reporter who seemed to be a nice guy, a smart guy, even a good guy, suddenly began to press me to say that i believed every case of schizophrenia was a case of demonic possession. Find the complete what the night knows book series by dean koontz. After reading darkness under the sun by dean koontz, the next logical book is what the night knows. I used to like dean koontz, but this book is badly written, badly thought out and it falls between a number of stools. Dean koontz large print books for sale in stock ebay. Its been twenty years since 14yearold john calvino killed mass murderer alton blackwood in self defense. Many of his books have appeared on the new york times best seller list, with 14 hardcovers and 16 paperbacks reaching the numberone position. His novels are billed as suspense thrillers, but frequently incorporate elements of horror, fantasy, science fiction, mystery, and satire. Dean koontz brings to life a family in a war for their survival against an adversary more. The terrifying conclusion is a satisfying end to a well written book.
The book is about a young fourteen year old boy, colin, who moves to a. What the night knows is written well and is very creepy. In his lifetime, alton turner blackwood was no niggling serial killer. The book ends with john offering his own body to the spirit, and with his youngest daughters mysterious aid is able to defeat blackwoods spirit and. What the night knows felt rushed and more shallow than his other complex, challenging plots. If you want an example of a page turner, then heres one for you.
What the night knows is a 2010 novel by bestselling author dean koontz. I used to enjoy doing them, but got tired of being known for them. Following the events of the novella darkness under the sun, it follows the life of john calvino, a survivor of a violent attack on his family and current police officer. The first book i read with dean koontz s name on it was demon seed in 1973. Dean ray koontz born july 9, 1945 is an american author. What the night knows 9781441818355 by koontz, dean and a great selection of similar new, used and collectible books available now at great prices. Her work has appeared regularly in the orlando sentinel. Of all his acclaimed novels, none exceeds what the night knows in power, in chilling suspense, and in sheer mesmerizing storytelling. It wasnt until the publication of whispers in 1980 that i began to think id found a new author who could seriously entertain me. The children lighten and liven the story and i love the fantasy world element. I love dean koontz and always eagerly await his new books but this one did not enthrall me as the ones in the past have. Stream and download audiobooks to your computer, tablet or mobile phone. Author interview dean koontz, author of what the night knows.
In the late summer of a long ago year, a killer arrived in a small city. The forbidden door jane hawk, book 4 by dean koontz epub. Provides a summary of each fiction novel, including pseudonyms used, and books made into movies and audio books. In the year 2008, dean was ranked as the sixth highest paid author, at an approximated 25 million dollars each year. What the night knows unabridged by dean koontz yet another great book from dean koontz, good story line with twists through out. Great deals on one book or all books in the series. Midway through dean koontzs new novel, what the night knows, theres a scene that epitomizes everything the book could have been. What the night knows series by dean koontz goodreads.
In fact, slaughtering families was his stock in trade, and 20 years before the novels opening, blackwoods efforts had culminated in the decimation of the family calvino. List of dean koontz books, stories, and other writings. Then, a few years later, i read the key to midnight under his leigh nichols pseudonym and funhouse under his owen west pseudonym. When calvino was just 14, he came home to find that a killer had tortured and slaughtered his family.
His name was alton turner blackwood, and in the space of a few months he brutally murdered four families. Buy a cheap copy of what the night knows book by dean koontz. I couldnt put if down from the minute i picked it up and started reading it. His savage spree ended only when he himself was killed by the last survivor of the last family, a fourteenyearold boy. In the late summer of a longago year, alton turner blackwood brutally murdered four families. Dean koontz s popularity has helped him rank next to authors such as stephen king. In dean koontz s novel, seize the night a christopher snow adventure snow suffers from an inherited genetic disorder known as xeroderma pigmentation, xp.
What the night knows by dean koontz book trailer youtube. Exposure to ultraviolet radiation, sunshine, incandescent and fluorescent light could cause skin and eye cancer. Get cozy and expand your home library with a large online selection of books at. What the night knows by dean koontz, paperback barnes. But lionel abhorred loose ends even in openandshut cases certain never to be brought before a judge. In the late summer of a long ago year, a killer arrived in. Buy what the night knows by dean koontz online at alibris. What the night knows read online free book by dean koontz. But to say that koontz saw all this coming is a bit of a stretch.344 1181 825 1032 295 967 1235 156 612 1276 518 591 1402 249 973 705 678 146 712 894 405 930 721 410 411 6 1487 1315 981 918 712 1465 1424 282