Our list of some of the best Dean Koontz books & series in recent years. Get inspired by one or more of the following books.
- Watchers (2003)
- The Silent Corner: A Novel of Suspense (Jane Hawk) (2017)
- The Forbidden Door (Jane Hawk Thriller, Book 4) (2019)
- Intensity: A Novel (2012)
- Lightning (2003)
- The Whispering Room: A Jane Hawk Novel (2018)
- Life Expectancy: A Novel (2012)
- Darkfall (2007)
- The Taking: A Novel (2010)
- The Crooked Staircase: A Jane Hawk Novel (2018)
- One Door Away from Heaven: A Novel (2012)
- The Bad Place (2012)
- Midnight (2004)
On his thirty-sixth birthday, Travis Cornell hikes into the foothills of the Santa Ana Mountains. But his path is soon blocked by a bedraggled Golden Retriever who will let him go no further into the dark woods.That morning, Travis had been desperate to find some happiness in his lonely, seemingly cursed life.
These are the chilling words left behind by a man who had everything to live for—but took his own life. In the aftermath, his widow, Jane Hawk, does what all her grief, fear, and fury demand: find the truth, no matter what. People of talent and accomplishment, people admired and happy and sound of mind, have been committing suicide in surprising numbers. When Jane seeks to learn why, she becomes the most-wanted fugitive in America.
Her enemies will learn the true meaning of fearThe No.1 New York Times bestseller and master of suspense Dean Koontz returns with the new Jane Hawk blockbuster.I will come for you.
Intensity: A Novel (2012)
Past midnight, Chyna Shepard, twenty-six, gazes out a moonlit window, unable to sleep on her first night in the Napa Valley home of her best friend’s family. Instinct proves reliable. A murderous sociopath, Edgler Foreman Vess, has entered the house, intent on killing everyone inside.
In the midst of a raging blizzard, lightning struck on the night Laura Shane was born. And a mysterious blond-haired stranger showed up just in time to save her from dying. Years later, in the wake of another storm, Laura will be saved again. For someone is watching over her. Is he the guardian angel he seems? The devil in disguise? Or the master of a haunting destiny beyond all time and space?
These are the words that ring in the mind of mild-mannered, beloved schoolteacher Cora Gundersun—just before she takes her own life, and many others’, in a shocking act of carnage. When the disturbing contents of her secret journal are discovered, it seems certain that she must have been insane. But Jane Hawk knows better.
Life Expectancy: A Novel (2012)
Before he died on a storm-wracked night, Jimmy Tock’s grandfather predicted that there would be five dark days in his grandson’s life—five dates whose terrible events Jimmy must prepare himself to face. The first is to occur in his twentieth year, the last in his thirtieth. What terrifying events await Jimmy on these five critical days? What challenges must he survive? The path he follows will defy every expectation and will take all the love, humor, and courage he possesses.
Winter gripped the city. Terror gripped it, too. They found four corpses in four days, each more hideous than the last. At first the cops thought they were dealing with a psychopath. But soon they heard eerie sounds in the ventilation system—and saw unearthly silver eyes in the snow-slashed night.
The Taking: A Novel (2010)
On the morning that marks the end of the world they have known, Molly and Neil Sloan awaken to the drumbeat of rain on their roof. A luminous silvery downpour is drenching their small California mountain town. It has haunted their sleep, invaded their dreams, and now, in the moody purple dawn, the young couple cannot shake the sense of something terribly wrong. As the hours pass, Molly and Neil listen to disturbing news of extreme weather phenomena across the globe.
Jane Hawk knows she may be living on borrowed time. But as long as she’s breathing, she’ll never cease her one-woman war against the terrifying conspiracy that threatens the freedom—and free will—of millions.
Michelina Bellsong is on a mission. She is following a missing family to the edge of America . . . to a place she never knew existed—a place of terror, wonder, and shattering revelation. What awaits her there will change her life and the life of everyone she knows—if she can find the key to survival. At stake are a young girl of extraordinary goodness, a young boy with killers on his trail, and Micky’s own wounded soul.
The Bad Place (2012)
Frank Pollard is afraid to fall asleep. Every morning he awakes, he discovers something strange—like blood on his hands—a bizarre mystery that tortures his soul. Two investigators have been hired to follow the haunted man. But only one person—a young man with Down’s syndrome—can imagine where their journeys might end. That terrible place from which no one ever returns
The citizens of Moonlight Cove, California, are changing. Some are losing touch with their deepest emotions. Others are surrendering to their wildest urges. And the few who remain unchanged are absolutely terrified—if not brutally murdered in the dead of night
Best Dean Koontz Books Everyone Should Read
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Author(s): Dean Koontz
ID: 2574368, Publisher: Bantam, Year: 2015, Size: 500 Kb, Format: epub
Author(s): Dean Koontz
ID: 2574369, Publisher: Bantam, Year: 2015, Size: 528 Kb, Format: epub
In Odd We Trust (Odd Thomas Graphic Novel)
Author(s): Dean Koontz
ID: 2502782, Publisher: HarperCollins UK, Year: 2012, Size: 143 Mb, Format: epub
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