The Face of Fear
A compelling and horrifying tale
By Dean Koontz
Dean Koontz's The Face of Fear is an unputdownable thriller of the hunt between predator and prey... but who is hunting who?
A gifted clairvoyant. A shocking vision. A deadly killer.
Dean Koontz writes a spine-chilling novel in The Face of Fear - a gripping tale of predator and prey. Perfect for fans of Richard Laymon and Harlan Coben.
'Real suspense... tension upon tension!' - The New York Times
Graham Harris is a gifted clairvoyant, and during a television interview, he 'sees' a murder being committed. He knows that the killer is the man the police have named the Butcher - the slayer of nine young women.
Learning of the psychic identification, the Butcher begins to stalk this 'witness' to his crime, and traps Harris and his girlfriend at night in a vast forty-two-storey business building, hunting them relentlessly from floor to floor...
What readers are saying about The Face of Fear:
'Your breathing will not return to normal once Koontz brings you immediately into the fold and hold of this book'
'Wonderfully told story about undisguised, revelled-in evil'
'This book combines the crime and thriller genres masterfully with a good dose of occult'
Dean Koontz is an international household name whose novels have sold many millions of copies worldwide and have appeared on national and international bestseller lists, selling millions of copies each year. He lives with his wife Gerda, their dog Anna and the enduring spirit of their dog Trixie in southern California.
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06 Dec 2012
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Real suspense... tension upon tension! — The New York Times
Dean Koontz has always boldly gone where no other fiction writer has even considered going before. As ever, the writing is fluid, the dynamic taut and the relationships between characters compulsive — The Times
Koontz's art is making the reader believe the impossible... sit back and enjoy it — Sunday Telegraph
In every industry there exist 'artists' that are not only unforgettable, but know their craft better than the rest. Dean Koontz... is among these artisans — Suspense Magazine
Dean Koontz is a prose stylist whose lyricism heightens malevolence and tension. [He creates] characters of unusual richness and depth
— The Seattle Times
Lyrical writing and compelling characters... Koontz stands alone — Associated Press
[Koontz] has always had near-Dickensian powers of description, and an ability to yank us from one page to the next that few novelists can match — Los Angeles Times
Perhaps more than any other author, Koontz writes fiction perfectly suited to the mood of America... novels that acknowledge the reality and tenacity of evil but also the power of good... [and that] entertain vastly as they uplift — Publishers Weekly