?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
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 ...
Excellent book. I can't fault it, couldn't put it down.
When I was around the age of 10, I moved in with my newly divorced mother. We were poor, and she couldn't afford to buy me age-appropriate books. Or any books, for that matter. We lived on a council estate, there was no library nearby, and even if there was, there was no way she was letting her 10-y...
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