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What the Night Knows

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Dean Koontz

Narrated By: Steven Weber

Publisher: Brilliance Audio

Date: December 2010

Duration: 12 hours 26 minutes

Summary:

In the late summer of a long-ago year, a killer arrived in a small city. His name was Alton Turner Blackwood, and in the space of a few months he 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 in the fourth crime, 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. Here is a ghost story like no other you have read. In the Calvinos, Dean Koontz brings to life a family that might be your own, in a war for their survival against an adversary more malevolent than any he has yet created, with their own home the battleground. Of all his acclaimed novels, none exceeds What the Night Knows in power, in chilling suspense, and in sheer mesmerizing storytelling. "Dean Koontz . . . has the power to scare the daylights out of us." -People "Koontz seems to know us, our deepest foibles and fears." -USA Today "Koontz writes first-rate suspense, scary and stylish." -Los Angeles Times "A master at spinning dark tales . . . Koontz knows how to dial up the terror." -Associated Press

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  • Taylor Cobia

    This book is very interesting. My first Dean Koontz book and it definitely makes me want to read more!

  • Nancy

    Another Koontz success. This time, he's created a stand-off between Good and Evil, and we're not quite sure where the defender of Good is going to end up. Will he stay true? Will he have to sacrifice everything to defend his family and the side of Good? Can he even really tell the difference, or will he be tricked by the ultimate liar? As usual, Koontz has created believable and sympathetic characters,including the villain, and put them into a frightening and dangerous situation. There's plenty of blood and gore if you're into that kind of thing, but lots of feeling and family if you need some relief. And the reader does a superb job! Great voice, great characterizations, and just the right amount of drama to keep you tuned in. Bravo!