Koontz’s novels crest bestseller lists not only for their heart-pounding horrors but also for their celebration of righteousness and redemption. HIDEAWAY was the first novel of mine that elicited a pleasing quantity of hate mail. The volume of hate was never so great that the postal. He was clinically dead after the accident—but was miraculously revived. Now Hatch Harrison and his wife, Lindsey, approach each day with a.

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Dexn is a supernatural thriller with a spiritual message and it mixes Dean Koontz is my favorite author and this book is my favorite one by him. Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert.

Want to Read saving…. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Vietnam left him with a hard hidezway habit, a mental breakdown – and massive guilt. Acknowledged hideway “America’s most popular suspense novelist” Rolling Stone and as one of today’s most celebrated and successful writers, Dean Ray Koontz has earned the devotion of millions of readers around the world and the praise of critics everywhere for tales of character, mystery, and adventure that strike to the core of what it means to be human.

Dialogue is stunted and this results in no reason to keep reading. They kept quiet to protect themselves.

Hiseaway plays down the threat until LAPD’s Milo Sturgis rushes to his side with the shocking word on the street that a hit’s been taken out on him.

But Joanna Rand is the most beautiful, exciting woman he has ever met.

Some of his stuff comes off as almost absurd, like an element of science fiction or fantasy dropping into what seemed to be a avereage modern society setting. One was even brave enough to challenge me: The doors of the elevator were gone, as were the cab and the lift mechanism, sold for reuse or for scrap. Hideway is a great read. Her husband Daniel, reeling from a discovery about a woman he last saw twenty years ago, is about to make an exit of his own. Such gaping plot holes make “Hideaway” an unconvincing and disjointed read at best.


Gwyn Weaver is as resilient as anyone could be. During the closing moments of this confrontation, Hatch inexplicably begins speaking in another voice and calls himself ” Uriel ” whom Hatch later learns is an archangel mentioned in the Biblethus implying that Vassago’s beliefs about his demonic heritage and short-lived journey to the afterlife may not have been entirely delusional after all.

Kolntz found it in the free section of a library, bare and without a cover so I didn’t know what it was about.

Hideaway by Dean Koontz – book review

I believe we Americans have a lot to learn from you, and I look forward to your response to my letter of 10 November, last year. And then the climatic conslusion comes which is one of the worst in his career, and the man has penned some of the most awful endings in the history of fiction. Is the theme of the book basically about good vs.

Well written, gripping, emotion, great characters”A stunning debut Also explored is good versus evil and gaining second chances on life in general. He also has a strange condition that enables him to see in the dark, but also causes his eyes to be extremely sensitive to light. Dorothy Hideawa, ‘Queen of the big reveal’, is back with a gripping page-turner full of twists and turns.

But as things settle in his life with he his wife and a hopeful child they want to take under their wing, something unsettling has come from that once traumatizing situation. Lindsey barely survives a car crash into an icy river.

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He even hints that “Vassago” may not even be hideaqay demon at all; rather he is a maniac with delusions of grandeur.


To give the man some credit, the novel does open with a bang: One indication that thi Classic, suspense-filled Dean Koontz. The only flaw in this book is that characters outshine the main character.

Hideaway by Dean Koontz

So for the longest time I kind of lost interest in Dean Koontz. Before writing HIDEAWAY one of a small handful of my novels that deals with the genuine supernaturalI had noticed that it was common for such fiction to focus on, even to revel in, the dark side without ever suggesting—and certainly without depicting—the existence of a light side. I hasten to clarify that not all atheists are intolerant or cranks.

A great mix of everyday horror with very real, average characters. Last Night I saw The Bridge on the River Kwai, a moving film about a group of Allied prisoners of war used as slave labor by your countrymen during World War II—which, by the way, has been yideaway for almost fifty years. It was a throbbing heart, trailing torn arteries and veins. I said this is what he does best, Dean Koontz doing what he always does best.

Storytellers such as Dean Koontz are a gift to the world. View all 10 comments. An imaginative thriller that draws on hideaday from Stephen King, Clive Barker and Neil Gaiman to create a new world where the voice in your head might be all that stands between survival and death. Hideaway is a novel by American writer Dean Koontzpublished by Putnam in The volume of hate was never so great that the postal service had to deliver it in eighteen-wheelers—a mere fifty letters—but it satisfied.

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