By Dean Koontz
BONUS: This variation includes an excerpt from Dean Koontz's Frankenstein: misplaced Souls.
Literary critic Shearman Waxx can kill an exceptional publication with quite a few acidly worded bon mots. And as one unfortunate writer is ready to find, that's no longer all he's ready to kill. . . .
From number one New York Times bestselling grasp of suspense Dean Koontz comes a captivating mystery in regards to the conflict of wills that ensues whilst a profitable writer and likable relatives guy confronts a reclusive sociopath who wields an all-too-deadly poison pen. appreciate Shearman Waxx's opinion and also you may break out together with your occupation intact. pass him and he'll smash you, your loved ones, and every little thing you carry pricey. For the name "America's so much feared critic" isn't one Waxx takes evenly. he's taking it actually. And now Cubby Greenwich, his spouse, Penny, their significant six-year-old Milo, and their uniquely gifted non-collie, Lassie, are all approximately to profit the real which means of "culture war."
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As San Francisco's so much glamorous millionaires mingle on the occasion of the yr, anyone is watching—waiting for an opportunity to take vengeance on Isa and Ethan Bailey, the city's so much celebrated couple. eventually, the killer pinpoints the correct second, and it's definitely the right homicide. now not a hint of proof is left in the back of of their glamorous domestic.
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As the search for 2 criminals assessments the bounds of the Women's homicide membership, Lindsay sees sparks fly among Cindy and her associate, Detective wealthy Conklin. The Women's homicide membership now faces its hardest problem: will love ruin. ..
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Luke gave him a look of dry reproach. ” “You’ve got a point,” Roan answered on a dutiful laugh. “I’ll look into the situation, but there’s not much else I can do without April’s cooperation. ” Luke meant that exactly as it sounded. ” “Who he is, whether he has a record, how much of a threat he appears to be. ” Luke repeated as his cousin paused. “Somebody should keep an eye on April. I don’t like the sound of this guy going public. ” “I already offered. ” “Fine idea. ” “Roan, son,” Luke said, “you wound me.
It was a relic from the past with an air of solid strength, heavy responsibility, and not a lot to offer in the way of comfort. It was, Luke had often thought, a lot like Turn-Coupe’s sheriff himself. Luke found his cousin in his office. Roan’s hair looked like he’d been combing it with a John Deere and a cultivator, and a harassed frown drew his brows together over the bridge of his nose. Seeing Luke, he stacked the papers he’d been reading and laid them aside on one of several neat piles. His lean face creased into smile lines.
In that case, I’m positive that I do! ” April followed her hostess into a dim room furnished with an antique parlor set covered in a wildly unlikely tropical print. The room was scattered with tables, most of which were extremely valuable except for one that looked like a miniature butler in a tailcoat. The setting was just like Julianne, she thought, half traditional, half quirkily artistic. How old her friend was, April had never thought to ask. With her long, narrow face crinkled in a constant smile, clear sea blue eyes, silver-streaked black hair in a braid down her back, and gently padded shape, she could have been any age from forty to seventy.