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1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

Edge of your seat suspense!

Koontz amazes me everytime. 'Midnight' is a story about a small coastal town quickly and secretly undergoing a horrific change to it's citizens. Caught in the middle of this living nightmare are 4 intriguing and distinctive characters brought together against the odds...
Koontz amazes me everytime. 'Midnight' is a story about a small coastal town quickly and secretly undergoing a horrific change to it's citizens. Caught in the middle of this living nightmare are 4 intriguing and distinctive characters brought together against the odds to quite possibly save the world as we know it. Riveting chapters kept me glued to the end. Koontz proves again that he is a master storyteller, and like featured evil inventor Thomas Shaddack, Koontz has the ability to create creatures that could only be found in the worst of our dreams.

posted by Anonymous on January 16, 2007

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1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

not his best

I've read about 5 Koontz books up to this point and this was by far my least favorite. I almost didn't read the entire book, but was halfway through it and decided I may as well finish it. I would not recommend this Koontz book to others.

posted by Anonymous on April 21, 2003

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 2, 2007

    Another Classic

    I've been reading Dean Koontz since 2001 and I've got to say 'Midnight' is one book that captures the true essence of Koontz bone chilling, spine tingling story telling. This book tells the tale of a small California coastal town of Moonlight Cove who over the course of two months has several unexplained deaths with suspicious circumstances. Sam Booker comes to investigate along with Tessa Lockland who's sister was one of Moonlight Cove's many victims. Together they and an eleven-year-old girl named Chrissie and a disabled army vet solve the mysteries that have been plauging the town. This is a good read. I couldn't put this book down to save my life. It's so fast paced and filled with action that keeps you up all night long. This is definitely one of Koontz's better books.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 21, 2000

    a MUST read

    I loved this book!! I couldn't put it down. I read until I couldn't see straight and then forced myself to go to bed.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 3, 2000

    More glowing amber eyes in the night.

    Another good Koontz book that really stayed in my memory months later. More glowing amber eyes, another threatened little girl, another noble dog, more corrupt cops, romance, action, mystery, and the usual Koontzisms abound, but who cares? I especially liked the Indian protege' with his 'cactus candy' and boy under his guidance, which reminded me of the film 'Poltergeist.' The FBI agent was a little too simplistic in personality, and the scope and technicalities of the evil genius weren't that plausible, but the other characters were believable, the action was good, imagery was vivid, and there were plenty of technological thrills and biological chills.

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