?A superior thriller?(Oakland Press) from the #1 New York Times bestselling author?now in trade paperback for the first time. 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... show more
?A superior thriller?(Oakland Press) from the #1 New York Times bestselling author?now in trade paperback for the first time. 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. What he finds is a friend?a dog of alarming intelligence?and a threat that could only have come from the darkest corners of man?s imagination?
Publish date: May 6th 2008
Publisher: Berkley Trade
Pages no: 386
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction
, Mystery Thriller
*Published 1987 When the telephone rang, it startled her. She put down her pencil and reached for the receiver. "Hello?" "Funny," a man said. "Excuse me?" "They never heard of him." I know this story has monsters, psycho killer, semi-curses, awful bitter aunt, and government agents, but this was...
I find Koontz reliably entertaining. I don't know I'd call him exactly a favorite author, because too many of his books blur in my mind, feel too alike. But this novel happens to be my favorite of his, and if you're a dog lover at all I think irresistible. You see, the most memorable character--argu...
4.5Frankly speaking, I just read this book because it was chosen as a book of the month for one of my groups here in goodreads. I don't regret reading it though. The plot is good, for one. Not the best, but good no matter. The characters are so invested (well, the main ones that is) so you'd almost ...
one of my favorite books of all time. I have read Dean Koontz for years and this book is (in my humble opinion) one of his best stories. I read it years ago and just reread it with my husband...once again I couldn't read fast enough, andyet hated for it to end. One of my favorite things about Dea...
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