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Thorndike Press, 2013 - Fiction - 497 pages
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He lives in solitude beneath the city, an exile from society, which will destroy him if he is ever seen.
She dwells in seclusion, a fugitive from enemies who will do her harm if she is ever found.
But the bond between them runs deeper than the tragedies that have scarred their lives. Something more than chance--and nothing less than destiny--has brought them together in a world whose hour of reckoning is fast approaching.
In "Innocence, "#1 "New York Times" bestselling author Dean Koontz blends mystery, suspense, and acute insight into the human soul in a masterfully told tale that will resonate with readers forever.
"A rarity among bestselling writers, Koontz continues to pursue new ways of telling stories, never content with repeating himself.""--Chicago Sun-Times"
"Tumbling, hallucinogenic prose. 'Serious' writers . . . might do well to examine his technique."--"The New York Times Book Review"
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"[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"
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"Koontz is a superb plotter and wordsmith. He chronicles the hopes and fears of our time in broad strokes and fine detail, using popular fiction to explore the human condition.""--USA Today"
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"Characters and the search for meaning, exquisitely crafted, are the soul of [Koontz's] work. . . . One of the master storytellers of this or any age.""--The Tampa Tribune"
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"A literary juggler."--"The Times" (London)

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User Review  - ElisabethZguta - LibraryThing

Great characters with strange difficulties, all made sense in the end. A good read, typical Kootnz with a lot of description of the people and places. A futuristic ending that left me with more hope than doom. I really enjoyed these two new protagonists and hope to read more about them someday. Read full review

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User Review  - Deankut - LibraryThing

I found this to be one of Koontz's best works! I agree with some of the reviews, he is delving into religion, but in the same respect I do not find that it is preachy or even touching any secular ... Read full review

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About the author (2013)

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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