World over 20121018 exclusive bestselling suspense author dean koontz with raymond arroyo duration. Past midnight, chyna shepard, twentysix, gazes out a moonlit window. I have read an upwards of 20 dean koontz books, and i consider him one of my favorite authors. Intensity 2000 read online free book by dean koontz in. The family shes visiting has already been murdered. The first edition of the novel was published in 1987, and was written by dean koontz. For such a character, one book is not enoughreaders must know what happens next. 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. Apr 03, 2018 world over 20121018 exclusive bestselling suspense author dean koontz with raymond arroyo duration. As with most dean koontz books they are hit or miss this is a hit, not a 5 star but a solid 3 plus so i gave it a 4, some parts are pretty funny, in that d.
Im giving the vision a two star rating because the best word to describe it really is ok. The title of this book is life expectancy and it was written by dean koontz. There are no rules in the dark, no place to feel safe, no escape from the shadows. His novels are billed as suspense thrillers, but frequently incorporate elements of horror, fantasy, science fiction, mystery, and satire. May 12, 2010 past midnight, chyna shepherd, twentysix, gazed out a moonlit window, unable to sleep on her first night in the napa valley home of her best friends family. A murderous sociopath, edgler foreman vess, has entered the house, intent on killing everyone inside. But certain kinds of literature horror and science fiction especially dont always translate well to the screen. Dean koontz is one of the most significant popular authors of the modern age, having produced 100 novels, and selling over 400 million copies of his books throughout the world. Dean koontz has once again written a jolting work of fiction that is sure to rise to the top of the bestseller list. A murderous sociopath, edgler forman vess, has entered the house, intent on killing everyone inside.
Insanity by dean koontz in the august 19, 2019 episode of the momderlust podcast titled travel, books and music the hosts briefly discuss having read the book insanity by dean koontz. The story line of intensity is very good and a typical koontz nail biter. His childhood had a strong influence on his writing as he grew older. All content included on our site, such as text, images, digital downloads and other, is the property of its content suppliers and protected by us and international laws. Ive watched intensity with john c mcginley oh i love this guy recently and im still under impr.
Chyna shepherd is a twentysixyearold psychology student who survived an extremely troubled past. All of our paper waste is recycled within the uk and turned into corrugated cardboard. That is at least partly because, unlike stephen king, dean koontz has stayed with the single most effective theme in aoo of literature, and especially in suspense fiction. This story encompasses not only one individuals madness but also that of a. It is the story of a boy named barty lampion, a ruthless killer named junior cain, and a girl named angel, born by the result of a rape. If youre a fan of horror, thriller, scifi, and fantasy, dean koontz is the. Dean koontz was born in july of 1945, a month before world war ii ended in the pacific.
Glenn lovell of the heraldtribune reported that aja skirted the issue. Pdf intensity book by dean koontz free download 436 pages. Jane kivik free download or read online intensity pdf epub book. Get cozy and expand your home library with a large online selection of books at. Dean ray koontz born july 9, 1945 is an american author known for writing suspense thrillers, many of which also contain elements of horror, action, science fiction, romance and satire. A murderous sociopath, edgler foreman vess, has entered the house.
The 16 best dean koontz books every fan should read reedsy. I loved the start of the book, however for me the main character as she became was seemingly making stupid decisions, and koontz felt the need to put a reason behind them. Koontz every so often a character so captures the hearts and imaginations of readers that he seems to take on a life of his own long after the final page is turned. Simple as a snaplock, the story relentlessly lives up to its titleeven the flashbacks rise above filler as they allow slight easings before the next plot lurch. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Harry lyon was a rational man, a cop who refused to let his job harden his soul. From the corner of his eye audiobook, by dean koontz. Dean ray koontz born july 9, 1945 is an american author. Intensity read free novels read online by dean koontz. The book was published in multiple languages including english, consists of 436 pages and is available in paperback format. A selfproclaimed homicidal adventurer, vess lives only to satisfy all appetites as they arise, to immerse himself in sensation, to live without fear, remorse or limits, to live with intensity. I paid 99p for this and i have to say i made myself finish it. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read intensity. Dean koontz is a great author and i have read a great many of his books.
A selfproclaimed homicidal adventurer, vess lives only to satisfy. One notable aspect of koontz writing is that almost. I discovered dean koontz is a christian by reading his brilliant introduction to a rat is a pig is a dog is a boy by wesley smith. Dean koontz s intensity this is a manufactured on demand disc that was created using a dvdr disc. Of them all i would say that false memory is my favorite. While visiting laura templetons house, a farm in the napa valley, a serial killer named edgler foreman vess breaks into the house, taking laura and killing her.
Allegedly, aja was questioned in 2004 at the sundance film festival about all the similarities. Ask any dean koontz fan what their favorite koontz book is, and the answer you will likely get is watchers, or maybe odd thomas. Dean koontz intensity book the fast for sale online ebay. Intensity by dean koontz meet your next favorite book. Dean koontz s new book odd thomas show that koontz can still write an engaging tale after all of these years. Being a huge stephen king fanboy, i am almost obligated to hate dean koontz. Ok so this is my first dean koontz book and my late mother was certainly a fan. Intensity tv movie 1997 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Gone is the lightninginabottle that he had earlier in his career i dont need to mention the books that built his following but, to me, odd thomas brought koontz back from the brink of irrelevance. Intensity is a novel by the bestselling author dean koontz, released in 1995. Delaware county district library ohio american libraries. He lives with his wife gerda, their dog anna, and the enduring spirit of their dog trixie in southern california. Free download or read online intensity pdf epub book. Mystery, thriller past midnight, chyna shepard, twentysix, gazes out a moonlit window, unable to sleep on her first night in the napa valley home of her bes.
A murderous sociopath, edgler foreman vess, has entered the house, intent on killing everyone. Past midnight, chyna shepard, twentysix, gazes out a moonlit window, unable to sleep on her first night in the napa valley home of her best friends family. Dean s father, raymond koontz, was extremely abusive to him and his mother. A man she doesnt know is walking around her room, searching for more victims. In fact, the advertising and dvd cover both feature the moniker dean koontz s intensity. Bartholomew lampion is born in bright beach, california, on a day of tragedy and terror, when the lives of everyone in his family are changed forever. Twilight eyes2 dean koontz from the eveready pocket flash, which he had propped on the fat rubber bumper of the car, light streamed across his face, diminishing in intensity from chin to hairline, distorting his features, creating queer shadows above his prominent cheekbones, and making his bright eyes seem fantastically sunken. A woman is hiding under a bed, she sees blood drip in front of black boots. Intense from the first page to the last, well written and masterfully suspenseful, its one of the best books by dean koontz.
Dean koontz has written some of the best suspense novelsoften with fatasy or science fiction elementsever written. Past midnight, chyna shepherd, twentysix, gazed out a moonlit window, unable to sleep on her first night in the napa valley home of. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read sole survivor. A killer seeks out a man claiming his identity has been stolen. Listen to dragon tears by dean koontz available from rakuten kobo. The rhetoric of dean koontzs intensity csusb scholarworks. A selfproclaimed homicidal adventurer, vess lives only to satisfy all.
Here are the 16 best dean koontz books of all time. Collecting errors the collectors guide to dean koontz. Dean koontz is one of my all time favorite authors. What other book might you compare 77 shadow street to and why.
You know youre in for some seriously revolting scenes when chyna shepherd, the unlikely heroine of dean koontz. Dragon tears audiobook by dean koontz 9781101105504. Reading this story was chilling and thought provoking but also full of the best kind of romance a book can possess. I decided to read koontz own work for the first time because i wanted to see how his worldview comes through in his fiction. His mothers courage in standing up to her husband also served as an inspiration in dean s writing. Intensity by dean koontz in doc, fb2, txt download e book. A young woman staying as a guest in a napa valley farmhouse becomes trapped in a fight for survival with a selfproclaimed homicidal adventurer, and races to warn.
After the death of his wife and daughter in a plane crash, a newspaper reporter. Dean koontzs bestselling novel is brought to tv in this 4 hour miniseries. Search through our library to find your next great novel to listen to. Originally intended to be coauthored by ed gorman and dean koontz, koontz opted to write this entry alone. Dec 18, 2017 books i changed my mind about nevermind book tag duration. Koontz, and fans of both authors rip at each others throats whenever possible.
The madefortelevision adaptation of dean koontz s novel is a gripping retelling of a psychological suspensethriller. My biggest complaint about this audiobook version is that the narrator seems to keep a very monotone feel to the reading. From the corner of his eye audiobook listen instantly. Intensity dean koontz page 2 read online free books. The book intensity was a gripping koontz novel and the movie manages to capture the pathos of chyna and her struggle against the evil serial killer edgler. World over 20121018 exclusive bestselling suspense author dean koontz with raymond arroyo. By the light of the moon rates among the best of the nearly 300 books ive purchased since becoming an audible platinum subscriber in 2001. Dean koontz books deserve better movie adaptations good bad flicks duration. Then one fateful day, he was forced to shoot a manand. The main characters of this horror, thriller story are chyna shepherd. I have always resisted the label horror writer, as i have my whole life also strenuously resisted these labels.
From the corner of his eye is a novel by the bestselling author dean koontz, released in 2000. Our impressive dean koontz audio book collection features all of the bestselling authors most popular titles including the the taking, intensity and the eyes of darkness to name a few. I can also state that, as the buyer of 80% of audibles dean koontz books, this is by far koontz s best i. Many of his books have appeared on the new york times best seller list, with 14 hardcovers and 16 paperbacks reaching the numberone position.
It isnt too graphic but it is too intense for younger kids, as edgler is scarier to me at least than most similar characters. Remarkable events accompany his birth, and everyone agrees that his unusual eyes are the most beautiful they have ever seen. Dean ray, 1945publication date 1995 publisher new york. What the night knows dean koontz was born and raised in pennsylvania. Paperback dean koontz books for sale in stock ebay. Past midnight, chyna shepard, twentysix, gazes out a moonlit window, unable to sleep on her first night in. Start a free 30day trial today and get your first audiobook free.
The miniseries is an acknowledged adaption from dean koontz. Exceptions to this exist, of course, but those two titles seem to get the most love amongst his fanbase. Past midnight, chyna shepherd, twentysix, gazed out a moonlit window, unable to sleep on her first night in the napa valley home of her best friends family. Dead and alive is the third novel in the first trilogy of dean koontz s frankenstein series.973 363 666 790 40 18 1349 433 1514 1248 1518 115 733 1354 791 8 1152 15 403 994 45 175 1251 1526 501 1563 794 352 763 191 239 550 54 1330