By Dean Koontz
NEW YORK occasions BESTSELLER • contains Dean Koontz’s brief tale “The Neighbor”—first time in print!Dean Koontz is on the height of his acclaimed powers with this significant new novel.
a tender boy, a musical prodigy, studying life’s wonders—and mortal hazards.
His ally, additionally a talented musician, who will percentage his trip into future.
His striking relatives, demonstrated via the extremes of evil and sure by means of the depths of affection . . . on a collision path with a band of killers approximately to unharness anarchy.
And not going allies, a regular hero tempered through the prior and a girl of poser who holds the foremost to the longer term.
These are the folks of The City,
a spot the place appeal and malice entwine, braveness and honor are present in the main unforeseen quarters, and how ahead lies buried deep contained in the middle. Brilliantly illumined by means of magic darkish and lightweight, their unforgettable tale is a riveting, soul-stirring saga that speaks to every body, an enormous milestone within the celebrated occupation of number 1 New York Times
bestselling writer Dean Koontz and a stunning consciousness of the evergreen desires all of us share.Praise for The City
“Beautifully crafted and poignant . . . The City
is many stuff: critical, lighthearted, nostalgic, brave, frightening, and mysterious. . . . [It] could have readers staying up overdue at night.”—New York magazine of Books
“[Koontz] can flat-out write. . . . The message of wish and depiction of ways the alternatives you are making can swap your existence ring precise and may stay with you as soon as the e-book has been closed.”—Bookreporter Acclaim for Dean Koontz
“Perhaps greater than the other writer, Koontz writes fiction ideally suited to the temper of the US: novels that recognize the truth and tenacity of evil but in addition the ability of excellent . . . that entertain enormously as they uplift.”—Publishers Weekly
“A rarity between bestselling writers, Koontz maintains to pursue new methods of telling tales, by no means content material with repeating himself.”—Chicago Sun-Times
“Tumbling, hallucinogenic prose. ‘Serious’ writers . . . could do good to check his technique.”—The big apple instances e-book Review
“[Koontz] has continuously had near-Dickensian powers of description, and a capability to yank us from one web page to the following that few novelists can match.”—Los Angeles Times
“Koontz is a wonderful plotter and wordsmith. He chronicles the hopes and fears of our time in extensive strokes and high-quality element, utilizing well known fiction to discover the human condition.”—USA Today
“Characters and the hunt for that means, exquisitely crafted, are the soul of [Koontz’s] paintings. . . . one of many grasp storytellers of this or any age.”—The Tampa Tribune
“A literary juggler.”—The Times (London)