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Debh366 09-20-2011 12:12 PM

Dean Koontz
 
Anyone here like Dean Koontz? If so, what are your favorite books by him?

Currently I'm reading Velocity which is good. I've read The Husband and Hideaway and both were excellent reads. Love his writing style.

LadyV69 09-20-2011 06:35 PM

I haven't read anything recently by him, but I did like a lot of his earlier stuff. "Fear Nothing" and it's sequel, which name escapes me, come to mind as favorites.

curlykristx 09-20-2011 06:50 PM

I like odd thomas, I have a collection of his earlier books.

curlypearl 09-21-2011 07:12 PM

I haven't read him in a very long time, but I used to enjoy his books a lot. Didn't stop reading him on purpose - I have to see if he's in the library since I'm trying not to buy books for a while.

roseannadana 09-24-2011 08:59 AM

I've read lots of his books and most were bought used. After I read them, I trade them in for something else. I just checked my shelf and still have The Voice of the Night (very old!) and all of the Odd Thomas books. I liked them so much I'm not ready to trade them in!

Odd Thomas is being brought to the screen, by the way! Odd Thomas (2012) - IMDb

fonki 10-26-2012 06:42 AM

By far - intensity! I was too scared to put the book down

WurlyLox 10-26-2012 02:30 PM

By far Watchers followed by Lightning - liked many of his earlier ones better than now, though I keep reading them :) Velocity, Sole Survivor, to name a couple of the later ones I liked.

I like Odd, but I don't like all the Odd books equally well. Not familiar with Anton Yelchin, but he looks sort of like I pictured him.

So_Jane 05-05-2013 10:09 AM

I love everything he does. He's also a photographer. I actually met him in NY a few years ago and he was awesome! Go Velocity!

fonki 04-25-2014 10:30 PM

Wow! What's he like?

Rytoka 04-27-2014 07:52 PM

One of my favorite writers. Actually named my daughter one of the names from a book of his.

Betty_Boop 12-31-2014 09:10 PM

Hi. I've been snooping around the forums & stumbled on this post.
I've two of his books in progress. Intensity and Darkness Under the Sun on Kindle.
Just bought City in paper.
Can't really get into the Kindle books. Hope buying City wasn't a waste too.

fonki 01-01-2015 04:29 AM

I could not put intensity down so I read it in one sitting when I was a teenager. Constant adrenalin. It freaked me out to no end. Then I watched the movie which doesn't do the book justice.

Betty_Boop 01-01-2015 07:28 AM

Didn't know there was a movie.

chenoa1959 01-09-2015 07:47 AM

Reading the Odd Thomas books now. Waiting on the last one.

jeepcurlygurl 01-09-2015 01:33 PM

Watchers is not only my favorite Koontz book but one of my favorite books by anyone.

PerriP 01-09-2015 03:58 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by jeepcurlygurl (Post 2317124)
Watchers is not only my favorite Koontz book but one of my favorite books by anyone.

^agree
I also really liked Lightening

So_Jane 01-13-2015 03:51 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by fonki (Post 2268490)
Wow! What's he like?

It was really funny, he was surrounding by an entourage of statuesque models for a publicity party, but he actually stopped to talk to me, and he was very very nice and encouraging me to follow my heart as a fellow artist/writer... I'll never forget it, even though he prob won't remember me at all :P


One of the things I love about Manhattan is regardless of what field they are actually working in, if you're a creative, chances are high that you will connect with another artist (it really helps to have someone to talk to who is in the same space 'dreamwise')


p.s. --sorry for the late reply

curlypearl 01-13-2015 07:23 AM

It's been years since I read one of his books but I remember enjoying them a lot.


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