A story of unrelenting suspense that delivers a high-charged kick, from 'America's most popular suspense novelist' (Rolling Stone)
If you delight in the suspense of Stephen King and The Stranger by Harlan Coben chilled you to the bone (in the best possible way), you'll love Dark Rivers of the Heart - the classic thriller by Sunday Times and New York Times bestselling author Dean Koontz. 'Not just a master of our darkest dreams but also a literary juggler' - The Times.
Spencer Grant is physically and emotionally scarred. An outsider, he often sits for hours in bars just to avoid being alone - and to tell his story to someone who won't remember it the next morning. But last night he met Valerie and something about her melted his isolation.
Then she doesn't turn up for work and he finds her home abandoned, with a strange message fixed to the wall. Before he has time to wonder who or what Valerie is, the house is hit by an explosion.
Spencer escapes, only to find himself on the run - not only from his past but also from the conspiracy he has unwittingly stumbled on.
Koontz redefines suspense - The Times
Koontz's style bleaches out cliches while showing a genius for detail - Publishers Weekly
Koontz's art is making the reader believe the impossible... sit back and enjoy it - Sunday Telegraph
A master of the thriller genre - Washington Post
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.