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Koontz, Dean R. (Dean Ray) 1945-

Works: 1,615 works in 8,339 publications in 22 languages and 299,376 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Suspense fiction  Paranormal fiction  Science fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Horror fiction  Anecdotes  Manuscripts  Drama 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Author of introduction, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist, Creator, Contributor
Classifications: PS3561.O55, 813.54
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Odd Thomas by Dean R Koontz( Book )
103 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 5,481 libraries worldwide
"The dead don't talk. I don't know why." But they do try to communicate ... with a short-order cook named Odd Thomas in a small desert town serving as their reluctant confidant
The husband by Dean R Koontz( Book )
82 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 5,213 libraries worldwide
We have your wife. You can get her back for 2 million cash. On an ordinary afternoon, an ordinary man, a gardener of modest means, gets a phone call out of his worst nightmare. The caller is dead serious. He doesn't care that Mitch can't raise that kind of money
Forever odd by Dean R Koontz( Book )
90 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 5,185 libraries worldwide
A childhood friend of Odd Thomas has disappeared and the worst is feared. But as Odd applies his unique talents, to communicate with the dead, to the task of finding the missing person, he discovers something worse than a dead body: he encounters an enemy of exceptional cunning and spirals into a vortex of terror. Around him will gather new allies and old, some living and some not. For in the battle to come, there can be no innocent bystanders, and every sacrifice can tip the balance between despair and hope
Brother Odd by Dean R Koontz( Book )
58 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 4,953 libraries worldwide
Leaving the small desert town where he has spent his life, Odd Thomas, a hero who lives between the living and the dead, seeks the solitude of an isolated monastery, but he soon finds himself confronting a killer stalking his sanctuary's halls
Velocity by Dean R Koontz( Book )
81 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 4,897 libraries worldwide
Bill Wile is an easygoing, hardworking guy who leads a quiet, ordinary life. One evening, after his usual eight-hour bartending shift, he finds a typewritten note under the windshield wiper of his car. If you don't take this note to the police and get them involved, I will kill a lovely blond schoolteacher. If you do take this note to the police, I will instead kill an elderly woman active in charity work. You have four hours to decide. The choice is yours. It seems like a sick joke, and Bill's friend on the police force, Lanny Olson, thinks so too. His advice to Bill is to go home and forget about it. Besides, what could they do even if they took the note seriously? No crime has actually been committed. But less than twenty-four hours later, a young blond schoolteacher is found murdered, and it's Bill's fault: he didn't convince the police to get involved. Now he's got another note, another deadline, another ultimatum--and two new lives hanging in the balance
The good guy by Dean R Koontz( Book )
69 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 4,776 libraries worldwide
Timothy Carrier is sitting in a bar when the man next to him mistakes him for someone else and hands him an envelope with $10,000. The man leaves after handing Tim a photo of a woman marked for death, and her address. Soon the killer arrives believing Tim is the one who wants to hire him
Odd hours by Dean R Koontz( Book )
57 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 4,530 libraries worldwide
Thomas Odd is a fry cook rumored to have the ability to talk to the dead. Odd is pulled inexorably to the sea, to a small California coastal town where nothing is as it seems. Now the forces arrayed against him have both official sanction and an infinitely more sinister authority ... and in this dark night of the soul dawn will come only after the most shattering revelations of all
The taking by Dean R Koontz( Book )
62 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 4,506 libraries worldwide
Molly and Niel Sloan awake to see golden rain falling. In their remote California mountain town, they learn from their television of enormous waterspouts and blizzards around the globe; then, the television ceases, as do all other forms of communication with the outside world. The Sloans are left, together with their neighbors, in the midst of a purple fog, disturbed by a threat they cannot identify or understand. Together they discover that the world is being prepared for beings other than themselves--beings with vast technological powers at their disposal, who will stop at nothing to hunt them down and kill them all
Life expectancy by Dean R Koontz( Book )
63 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 4,373 libraries worldwide
A dying man's clairvoyant prophesies about his grandson, Jimmy Tock, reveal five terrifying and horrific events, occuring on five different days at different periods in his life, that will turn the young man's world upside down
The darkest evening of the year by Dean R Koontz( Book )
53 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 4,314 libraries worldwide
Amy Redwing has dedicated her life to the southern California organization she founded to rescue abandoned and endangered golden retrievers. No one is surprised when Amy risks her life to save Nickie, nor when she takes the female golden into her home. The bond between Amy and Nickie is immediate and uncanny. Even her two other goldens, Fred and Ethel, recognize Nickie as special, a natural alpha. But the instant joy Nickie brings is shadowed by a series of eerie, ominous, and invasive incidents.--From publisher's description
From the corner of his eye by Dean R Koontz( Book )
80 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 4,302 libraries worldwide
The lives of a killer and two exceptional children are intertwined as a detective tries to catch the murderer
False memory by Dean R Koontz( Book )
91 editions published between 1900 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 4,253 libraries worldwide
In this novel the author weaves a tale of madness, suspense, love, and terror from a startling and true-life psychological condition: autophobia, fear of oneself. Martie Rhodes is a young wife, a successful video game designer, and a compassionate woman who takes her agoraphobic friend, Susan, to therapy sessions. Susan is so afraid of leaving her apartment that even these trips to the doctor's office become ordeals for both women, but with each trip a deeper emotional bond forms between them. Then one morning Martie experiences a sudden and inexplicable fear of her own, a fleeting but disquieting terror of her own shadow. The episode is over so quickly it leaves her shaken but amused. The amusement is short-lived. For as she is about to check her makeup, she realizes that she is terrified to look in the mirror and confront the reflection of her own face. As the episodes of this traumatic condition-- autophobia--build, the lives of Martie and her husband, Dustin, change drastically. Desperate to discover the reasons for his wife's sudden and seemingly inevitable descent into mental chaos, Dusty takes Martie to the renowned therapist who has been treating Susan, and tries to reconstruct the events of recent months in a frantic search for clues. As he comes closer to the shocking truth, Dusty finds himself afflicted with a condition even more bizarre and fearsome than Martie's. This is novel of the human mind's capacity to torment and destroy itself. In it the author has created a story not only of gripping fear but also of the power of love and friendship
Your heart belongs to me by Dean R Koontz( Book )
45 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 4,230 libraries worldwide
For thirty-four-year-old Ryan Perry, life is good a year after the heart transplant that had saved him from certain death, until he begins to receive strange messages united by the theme, "Your heart belongs to me," and discovers that he is being stalked by a mysterious woman who bears a striking resemblance to the donor of his heart
One door away from heaven by Dean R Koontz( Book )
61 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 4,158 libraries worldwide
When Micky Bellsong encounters disabled Leilani Klonk and her stepfather, Preston Maddoc, she finally finds some purpose in her troubled life, so when the family disappears, Micky embarks on an arduous mission to find them
Breathless : a novel by Dean R Koontz( Book )
49 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 4,117 libraries worldwide
When Colorado carpenter Gary Adams spots two mysterious creatures in the woods near his house, he calls on his friend, veterinarian Cammy Rivers for advice. But like Gary, Cammy has never seen an animal resembling this beautiful species. But when the Department of Homeland Security puts a call out for Gary and Cammy because of these animals, the two risk everything to protect the innocent creatures
Intensity : a novel by Dean R Koontz( Book )
116 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in 10 languages and held by 4,057 libraries worldwide
A young woman witnesses the murder of a family by a killer and undertakes to capture him. She is Chyna Sheperd, a California psychology student staying at a friend's house when Edgler Vess, a "homicidal adventurer," arrives for a bit of fun. Chyna grabs a butcher's knife and hides in Vess' motor home where she finds more bodies, sees Vess kill again en route, is forced to flee, follows him in a stolen car, slips inside his house to find a girl prisoner--and becomes prisoner herself. By the author of Dark Rivers of the Heart
Mr. Murder by Dean R Koontz( Book )
73 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 4,040 libraries worldwide
One rainy afternoon, a stranger breaks into author Martin Stillwater's house, accusing Martin of stealing his wife, his children-and his life. Claiming to be the real Martin Stillwater, the intruder threatens to take what is rightfully his. The police think he's a figment of Martin's imagination. But Martin and his family have no choice but to believe the stranger's threat. And run for their lives
Fear nothing by Dean R Koontz( Book )
87 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 4,040 libraries worldwide
Christopher Snow is different from all the other residents of Moonlight Bay. For Christopher has a rare genetic disorder shared by only one thousand other Americans, a disorder that leaves him dangerously vulnerable to light. For him, the night is his friend until that night when he witnesses a series of disturbing incidents that sweep him into a violent mystery that only he can solve
By the light of the moon by Dean R Koontz( Book )
68 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 4,039 libraries worldwide
Three traveling companions--artist Dylan O'Conner, his autistic brother Shepherd, and Jillian Jackson, a stand-up comic--are on the run, one step ahead of deadly pursuers, as they race to uncover the meaning of a vicious violation committed against them
Relentless : a novel by Dean R Koontz( Book )
50 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,865 libraries worldwide
Facing an inexorable assault on far more than his life, successful family man and bestselling novelist Cullen "Cubby" Greenwich finds himself in a desperate struggle with relentless sociopath and reclusive critic Shearman Waxx
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Axton, David, 1945-

controlled identity Coffey, Brian, 1945-

controlled identity Dwyer, K. R., 1945-

controlled identity Nichols, Leigh, 1945-

controlled identity North, Anthony, 1945-

controlled identity Paige, Richard, 1945-

controlled identity West, Owen, 1945-

controlled identity Wolfe, Aaron, 1945-

Axton, David
Axton David 1945-....
Coffey, Brian 1945-
Dean Koontz Amerikaans schrijver
Dean Koontz amerikansk skribent
Dean Koontz écrivain américain
Dean Koontz Novelist, short story writer, screenwriter
Dean Koontz pisarz amerykański
Dean Koontz scrittore statunitense
Dean Koontz US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller (1945- )
Dean R. Koontz
Dean R. Koontz amerikai író
Dean R. Koontz amerikansk författare
Dean R. Koontz amerikansk skribent
Dwyer, Deanna
Dwyer Deanna 1945-....
Dwyer, K.R. 1945-
Hill, John
Hill John 1945-....
Khūns, Dīn, 1945-
Koontz D.R. 1945-
Koontz , Dean
Koontz Dean 1945-....
Koontz, Dean R.
Koontz, Dean R. 1945-
Koontz, Dean R. (Dean Ray), 1945-
Koontz, Dean Ray
Koontz, Dean Ray 1945-
Kunč, Din, 1945-
Kūncs, Dīns, 1945-
Kūncs, Dīns R., 1945-
Kunt︠s︡, Din 1945-
Kūntz, Dīn, 1945-
Nichols, Leigh 1945-
North, Anthony
North Anthony 1945-....
Paige Richard 1945-....
West, Owen
West Owen 1945-....
Wolfe, Aaron, 1945-
Дийн Кунц
Дин Кунц американский писатель-фантаст
Дін Кунц
Кунц, Дин 1945-
Кунц, Дин Р 1945-
Кунц, Дин Р. (Дин Рэй), 1945-
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דין קונץ
קונץ, דין
קונץ, דין ר.
دين كونتز
دين كونتز، 1945-
คูนท์ซ, ดีน อาร์. (ดีน เรย์), ค.ศ. 1945-
ดีน คุนซ์
딘 쿤츠
쿤츠, 딘 R. 1945-
쿤츠, 딘 레이 1945-
쿤츠, 틴 1945-
クーンツ, ディーン
クーンツ, ディーン. R
ディーン・クーンツ 1945-
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Turkish (15)
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Korean (7)
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