Midnight

Midnight

by Dean Koontz

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Overview

Dean Koontz, the bestselling master of suspense, invites you into the shocking world of Moonlight Cove—where four unlikely survivors confront the darkest realms of human nature.

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...

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780425243275
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 11/01/2011
Pages: 432
Sales rank: 822,482
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Dean Koontz, the author of many #1 New York Times bestsellers, lives in Southern California with his wife, Gerda, their golden retriever, Elsa, and the enduring spirit of their goldens, Trixie and Anna.

Hometown:

Newport Beach, California

Date of Birth:

July 9, 1945

Place of Birth:

Everett, Pennsylvania

Education:

B.S. (major in English), Shippensburg University, 1966

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Midnight 4.1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 50 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Loved the way the characters evolved, some towards a greater responsibility and others away from it.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Koontz amazes me everytime. 'Midnight' is a story about a small coastal town quickly and secretly undergoing a horrific change to it's citizens. Caught in the middle of this living nightmare are 4 intriguing and distinctive characters brought together against the odds to quite possibly save the world as we know it. Riveting chapters kept me glued to the end. Koontz proves again that he is a master storyteller, and like featured evil inventor Thomas Shaddack, Koontz has the ability to create creatures that could only be found in the worst of our dreams.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I've read about 5 Koontz books up to this point and this was by far my least favorite. I almost didn't read the entire book, but was halfway through it and decided I may as well finish it. I would not recommend this Koontz book to others.
JFPSr on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
Slow start but gets better. No question this is a made for movie story. I'm sure this was in the authors mind as he wrote it.
jayne_charles on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
Lent to me by a friend (thanks Maz!), this was one of the books that convinced me Koontz was an author worth reading. Suspenseful and dark.
JennieLeigh on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
I read this book several years ago after discovering Dean Koontz and working my way through many of his books. I loved this book. It gave me the shivers then and still does to this day. Even years later, I get a shiver when I think about the opening pages of this book and the jogger being chased down. It was truly terrifying to me. I would like to read it again to see if it would still give me chills. I love much of Dean Koontz's early works, though stopped reading him several years ago as I felt like much of his work was becoming not only repetitive, but somewhat boring. This book, however, is one of his best in my opinion.
Blazingice0608 on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
My favorate Koontz book to date, one of his few that are horror novels. While filled with horror, this book was more about dark corners of humanity, where one man began converting an entire town into "something better" and it turned out to be something far worse. This book very nicely paced as are most Koontz books, he did a nice job of creating a very creepy town, and putting us in the perspective of several different people, including some of the bad guys. It was just all around great, never let up.
presto on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
A good read, likeable characters, if perhaps a little two dimensional.
Omrythea on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
Gosh, I read it awhile ago, but had trouble remembering what it was about. This one is not too memorable...
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love this book once I started reading it I could not put it down it kept me on the edge of my seat all the way through the book way to go Dean Koontz
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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