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Publisher's 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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Critic Reviews

"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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3 out of 5 stars
By Paresh on 06-04-18

Great start with a mediocre finish

Quite an anti climax for such and intriguing start. Hoped for a stronger finish and slightly more resistance from the bad guys. I seemed all so easy at the end

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

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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2 out of 5 stars
By Shed End Girl on 08-17-17

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 kirst on 06-30-18

Another winner from Dean Koontz

Always love his work and this one didn’t disappoint. Can’t wait to find out what happens in the second book

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3 out of 5 stars
By Anonymous User on 10-18-17

Terrible Narrative

Nothing personal towards the Narrator however I have to say, the narration ruined the story. Her voice was so monotone that I could only bear to listen at 1.5x the speed.
I have just finished listening to the Outlander series who’s narrator is excellent so perhaps that made the listening of this narrative that much worse but from now on I will remember to listen BEFORE I buy.

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