Relentless: A Novel

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Random House Publishing Group, Jun 9, 2009 - Fiction - 368 pages
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BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Dean Koontz's The City.

Literary critic Shearman Waxx can kill a good book with just a few acidly worded bon mots. And as one unlucky author is about to discover, that’s not all he’s prepared to kill. . . .

From #1 New York Times bestselling master of suspense Dean Koontz comes a mesmerizing thriller about the battle of wills that ensues when a successful author and likable family man confronts a reclusive sociopath who wields an all-too-deadly poison pen. Respect Shearman Waxx’s opinion and you might escape with your career intact. Cross him and he’ll destroy you, your family, and everything you hold dear. For the title “America’s most feared critic” isn’t one Waxx takes lightly. He takes it literally. And now Cubby Greenwich, his wife, Penny, their brilliant six-year-old Milo, and their uniquely talented non-collie, Lassie, are all about to learn the true meaning of “culture war.”


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User Review  - ChristineEllei - LibraryThing

This book was another of what is becoming "typical Koontz". I was always an avid fan but find lately (aside from the ODD THOMAS series), his books are getting a little cookie cutter. Entertaining read none the less if taken for what it is. Read full review

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User Review  - kebets - LibraryThing

This is the first Koontz I have read and it was an enjoyable and super fast read. In fact, I read it all in one evening because I so wanted to see how it could possibly be resolved. Relentlessis the ... Read full review

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Dean Koontz, the author of many #1 New York Times bestsellers, lives in Southern California with his wife, Gerda, their golden retriever, Anna, and the enduring spirit of their golden, Trixie.

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