Dean Koontz “What the night knows” Sunday, Jan 30 2011 

Synopsis

In the late summer of a long ago year, a killer arrived in a small city. His name was Alton Turner Blackwood, and in the space of a few months he brutally murdered four families. His savage spree ended only when he himself was killed by the last survivor of the last family, a fourteen-year-old boy.

Half a continent away and two decades later, someone is murdering families again, recreating in detail Blackwood’s crimes. Homicide detective John Calvino is certain that his own family—his wife and three children—will be targets in the fourth crime, just as his parents and sisters were victims on that distant night when he was fourteen and killed their slayer.

As a detective, John is a man of reason who deals in cold facts. But an extraordinary experience convinces him that sometimes death is not a one-way journey, that sometimes the dead return.

Here is a ghost story like no other you have read. In the Calvinos, Dean Koontz brings to life a family that might be your own, in a war for their survival against an adversary more malevolent than any he has yet created, with their own home the battleground. Of all his acclaimed novels, none exceeds What the Night Knows in power, in chilling suspense, and in sheer mesmerizing storytelling.

After waiting a month for the release of this I was sorta let down, the prequel Novella ” Darkness under the sun ” was great but this ” what the night knows ” was a big let down.
it was good but not as great as I had hoped I rate it 3 1/2 starrs

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Dean Koontz “Twilight Eyes” Thursday, Jan 13 2011 

Synopsis
Slim MacKenzie is no ordinary man. With eyes the color of twilight, he’s been blessed with a psychic gift: premonitions. He’s also been cursed, for Slim can see the monsters hiding among us, feeding on our suffering.

And when Slim joins a traveling carnival seeking sanctuary, what he’ll find is a hunting ground-with humanity as the prey.

I thought Twilight Eyes had a good story line with good characters but I also thought it was way too long. This book would have been better if it had been 150 pages less then the 436 that it is. The first part of the book very good and kept me wanting more but the deeper into it I got the more I wanted it to end, a few times I found myself falling asleep from bordom after a few pages. Koontz wasted way too many pages with filler and in doing so decreased the overall quality of the book. However I still give this book a decent 3 stars