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Suetpea
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Dean Koontz

I just finished reading my first Dean Koontz novel, Lightning and loved it.  Can anyone recommend another book by him that is good?

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phoneboy
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Re: Dean Koontz

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His Frakenstien series was a great read .  4 book set $33.99. $6 off.

 

Odd Thomas series

 

Actually I cant think of a bad Koontz book .

 

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Re: Dean Koontz

Fear Nothing and Seize the Night - Christopher Snow series...I forget which is first...has a hint of tie in to the last two Odd Thomas books...I am hoping for a storyline merger some day. ;0)
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Suetpea
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Re: Dean Koontz

Thanks.  I'll give them a try.  I got a gift card for Christmas and want to use it well.

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Re: Dean Koontz

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Suetpea wrote:

I just finished reading my first Dean Koontz novel, Lightning and loved it.  Can anyone recommend another book by him that is good?


I enjoyed Watchers.  It's one I read over and over.

 

Phoneboy is right, can't think of a bad Dean Koontz novel.

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Re: Dean Koontz

I read a Dean Koontz many years ago (15 or 20 years) and did not enjoy it at that time. I don't remember the title but it was a dark novel about a man that could only go out in the dark. I never bothered reading other of his books. After reading this post I guess it is time I give him another try. This discussion seems to talk highly about his work and maybe I am just missing something.

 

Thanks everyone for the input.

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Suetpea
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Re: Dean Koontz

Try "Lightning".  My son recommended it to me.  He too had read it about 15 or 20 years ago and it stuck with him.  It was the first of his books that I read and liked it immediately.  And sometimes when you "discover" a new author you hadn't read before it's hard to determine which of his books to read next.  He has written so many, but I'm sure there are some that aren't that good.  That's why I'm asking for help.

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I'll give it a try, Thank You

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Re: Dean Koontz

My favorite Dean Koontz books is 'Watchers'.  The story includes an awesome dog named Einstein that you'll fall in love with.  You've made me want to read it again.