What the Night Knows (with bonus novella Darkness Under the Sun)
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIn the late summer of a long-ago year, Alton Turner Blackwood brutally murdered four families. His savage spree ended only when he himself was killed by the last survivor of the last family, a fourteen-year-old boy.Half a continent away and two decades later, someone... show more
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIn the late summer of a long-ago year, Alton Turner Blackwood brutally murdered four families. His savage spree ended only when he himself was killed by the last survivor of the last family, a fourteen-year-old boy.Half a continent away and two decades later, someone is murdering families again, re-creating in detail Blackwood’s crimes. Homicide detective John Calvino is certain that his own family—his wife and three children—will be targets, just as his parents and sisters were victims on that distant night when he was fourteen and killed their slayer.As a detective, John is a man of reason who deals in cold facts. But an extraordinary experience convinces him that sometimes death is not a one-way journey, that sometimes the dead return.Includes the bonus novella Darkness Under the Sun!
Publish date: December 28th 2010
Pages no: 448
Edition language: English
Audience: Adult Format: Audiobook/Owned What year these events transpired is of no consequence. - first sentence Overall, this book was just ok. The children were supposed to be brilliant, but never really talked to each other (or their parents) about the supernatural experiences they were h...
I was going to just say this is terrible and stay away, but didn't want to be lazy. Honestly this book was a waste of time. At around the 50 percent mark I started to skim in self defense. At the 75 percent mark I was actively hoping the family in this book would die since that at least would rise...
It has been a while since I read any Dean Koontz. But this will not be listed as one of my favourites of his. It's... ok. The first half I found to be dragging out a bit. In the last 1/4 of the book the pace picked up quite a bit, but not enough to save the book in my opinion. What made it better th...
I'm just becoming familiar with the work of Koontz, having read two of his many novels, and here I've happened on something in the dregs. Very derivative, much like the film Fallen, if you've seen that one. The problem lies deeper here, though; there is a stilted distance to the narration, with sent...
Great book. Kept me on the edge of my seat.