By Dean Koontz
NEW YORK occasions BESTSELLER • comprises Dean Koontz’s brief tale “The Neighbor”—first time in print!
Dean Koontz is on the top of his acclaimed powers with this significant new novel.
a tender boy, a musical prodigy, gaining knowledge of life’s wonders—and mortal risks.
His ally, additionally a proficient musician, who will percentage his trip into future.
His outstanding kin, demonstrated by means of the extremes of evil and certain by means of the depths of affection . . . on a collision path with a band of killers approximately to unharness anarchy.
And not going allies, a daily hero tempered by way of the previous and a girl of puzzle who holds the major to the longer term.
These are the folk of The City, a spot the place attraction and malice entwine, braveness and honor are present in the main unforeseen quarters, and how ahead lies buried deep contained in the center. Brilliantly illumined through magic darkish and light-weight, their unforgettable tale is a riveting, soul-stirring saga that speaks to all people, a huge milestone within the celebrated profession of number 1 New York Times bestselling writer Dean Koontz and a stunning awareness of the evergreen desires all of us share.
Praise for The City
“Beautifully crafted and poignant . . . The City is many stuff: severe, lighthearted, nostalgic, brave, frightening, and mysterious. . . . [It] may have readers staying up past due at night.”—New York magazine of Books
“[Koontz] can flat-out write. . . . The message of wish and depiction of ways the alternatives you're making can switch your existence ring actual and may stay with you as soon as the booklet has been closed.”—Bookreporter
Acclaim for Dean Koontz
“Perhaps greater than the other writer, Koontz writes fiction ideally fitted to the temper of the United States: novels that recognize the truth and tenacity of evil but additionally the ability of excellent . . . that entertain enormously as they uplift.”—Publishers Weekly
“A rarity between bestselling writers, Koontz maintains to pursue new methods of telling tales, by no means content material with repeating himself.”—Chicago Sun-Times
“Tumbling, hallucinogenic prose. ‘Serious’ writers . . . could do good to check his technique.”—The ny instances ebook Review
“[Koontz] has regularly had near-Dickensian powers of description, and a capability to yank us from one web page to the following that few novelists can match.”—Los Angeles Times
“Koontz is a wonderful plotter and wordsmith. He chronicles the hopes and fears of our time in wide strokes and wonderful aspect, utilizing renowned fiction to discover the human condition.”—USA Today
“Characters and the hunt for that means, exquisitely crafted, are the soul of [Koontz’s] paintings. . . . one of many grasp storytellers of this or any age.”—The Tampa Tribune
“A literary juggler.”—The Times (London)