|Publisher:||Penguin Group USA|
|Publish Date:||Dec 2012|
|Number of Pages:||376|
|Shipping Weight (in pounds):||0.84|
|Product in Inches (L x W x H):||6.0 x 9.0 x 1.25|
Dean Koontz was born July 9, 1945 in Everett, Pennsylvania. He received a degree in education from Shippensburg State College in 1967. A former high school English teacher as well as a teacher-counselor with the Appalachian Poverty Program, he began writing as a child to escape an ugly home life caused by his alcoholic father. A prolific writer at a young age, he had sold a dozen novels by the age of 25. Early in his career, he wrote under numerous pen names including David Axton, Brian Coffey, K. R. Dwyer, Leigh Nichols, Richard Paige, and Owen West. He is best known for the books written under this own name including Midnight, Cold Fire, The Bad Place, Hideaway, The Husband, Odd Hours, and 77 Shadow Street.
Almost twelve years ago, American Joanna Rand arrived in Japan to become a singer in a nightclub. In all that time, she has never been able to escape the strange dream that haunts her night after night. Each time she awakens, she feels violated, used—and terrified.
Alex Hunter knows that Joanna is not who she thinks she is, because he has seen her before—in photographs of a senator’s daughter who disappeared twelve years ago. And there is only one way to unlock the dark secret of her soul...