Summary

"I very much need to be dead." 
These are the chilling words left behind by a man who had everything to live for - but took his own life. In the aftermath, his widow, Jane Hawk, does what all her grief, fear, and fury demand: find the truth, no matter what. 
People of talent and accomplishment, people admired and happy and sound of mind, have been committing suicide in surprising numbers. When Jane seeks to learn why, she becomes the most-wanted fugitive in America. Her powerful enemies are protecting a secret so important - so terrifying - that they will exterminate anyone in their way.
But all their power and viciousness may not be enough to stop a woman as clever as they are cold-blooded, as relentless as they are ruthless - and who is driven by a righteous rage they can never comprehend. Because it is born of love.
©2017 Dean Koontz (P)2017 Recorded Books Inc
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"Dean Koontz is not just a master of our darkest dreams, but also a literary juggler." ( The Times)
"Psychologically complex, masterly and satisfying." ( The New York Times)
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2 out of 5 stars
By Shed End Girl on 17-08-17

Not Koontz finest work

I struggled to finish this.....and it had a most unsatisfactory ending. Main character was 2 dimensional and no woman/mother would have reacted the way she did. It is hard to explain without spoilers so I won't elaborate. If the “left in mid air“ ending to the book is to leave it open for a second book I won't bother to read it....but my opinion is the sloppy ending is due to this story going nowhere! I recommend you read any other Dean Koontz book than this one. The narrator did a good job.

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3 of 4 people found this review helpful

5 out of 5 stars
By Jo on 02-05-18

Finally fantastic!

Having been a massive Koontz fan for years, I had been so disappointed with his last few novels that I had practically given up on him.
As this book had good reviews I decided to give it a go and I’m so glad I did! The book is fast paced with good characters and an almost (well, you never know) believable plot!
The narrator is ok but it did go to check my phone a few times because of the ridiculous long pauses between chapters but the story makes up for that!
Definitely worth it!!!!

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4 out of 5 stars
By barbara on 22-05-18

Silent Corner

Not his normal writing style, but a good story. looking forward to reading the next book, liked the character. Naration was good .

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5 out of 5 stars
By Tracy Rewiri on 19-05-18

Wowed once more

I have always loved Dean Koontz writing, edgy, thrilling and sometimes with that 'kapow' moral edge. This one was another wow and like some of the other audible books I have of his I keep returning and listening to them again!

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