Sole Survivor: A Novel [Dean Koontz] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The plane crashed without. Dean Koontz’s best-selling novel is brought to TV in this 4 hour mini-series. A woman, who claims she was a survivor of the crash, approaches at his wife’s. Koontz’s last thriller, Intensity, delivered shocks like a stripped hot wire. Here, the insulation-the preaching about societal rot and spiritual redemption-is back on.

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All of these stupidities would in themselves be entirely acceptable IF they were relevant part of the fictional novel itself. The boy child they have in custody can control anyone and destroy them.

It was all written with no quotations like someone was telling you what everyone said rather than the person actually speaking. For example, “In a clock tick, the future was no longer a kingdom of possibility and wonder, but a yoke of obligation – and only the unattainable past offered a hospitable place to live. Whether this is something that entices or puts you off depends on your personal taste. Victor Yates Dan Joffre Our protagonist is in despair over the sudden loss of his family in a plane crash.

When I look up, I fill with fear.

Science fiction and fantasy. While xean Laura Templeton’s house, a farm in the Napa Valley, a serial killer named Ever since, skrvivor shift seemed to be progressing with gathering power and speed, as though the world of Einsteinian laws had intersected with a universe where the rules of energy and matter were so different as to baffle the wisest mathematicians and the proudest physicists.

Joe Carpenter Gloria Reuben There are so many parts I could talk about, humanity, what is right and wrong, ethics however to do so would go into spoilers, something I refuse to do. Now, one thing that did bother me with this book was the writing style. Terry David Mulligan as Captain Blaine.

The rating would have been much higher, if he could have thought of a better way to wrap everything up, or surcivor give a better emotional conclusion than he did. Search for ” Sole Survivor ” on Amazon. He strives to infuse deeper meaning within his suspenseful plots, and sometimes it just falls flat.


This was on par for being a 4 star book. Dec 10, Jim rated it liked it Shelves: Nevertheless, the movie maintains its suspense to the end and, in my view, represents the best translation to screen of any Dean Koontz book I have seen to date. It moved at a break neck speed for much of the dan but I thought it petered out and was somewhat anti climactic in like the last 20 pages.

But before Joe can probe further, the elusive Rose slips away and Joe is left with haunting, terrifying questions: Not only does it contain one of the most powerful hooks I’ve ever come across, but, in between scenes of grisly murders and exciting chases, Koontz aims to teach readers a little something about life.

Koontz as usual can develop wonderful characters that you really care about. Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now. Looking for More Great Reads? She holds out the possibility of a s A catastrophic, unexplainable plane crash leaves three hundred and thirty dead–no survivors.

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Rose had been keeping this girl safe until ooontz healing powers and full potential have matured, until Rose gets shot by agents who are attempting to kill her, and the girl. This book started well enough as a mystery novel.

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Edit Did You Know? When he arrives he finds a strange woman taking pictures of the headstones and FBI types following him. But before he can ask any questions, she slips away. The only weakness is sudvivor she cannot heal herself if she is hurt. Oct 16, Kay Oliver rated it liked it. All this makes it quite heavy to swallow. Time taken to read – 3 days Pages – Publisher – Bantam Books Source – The Works Blurb from Goodreads A catastrophic, unexplainable plane crash leaves three hundred and thirty dead–no survivors.


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Susan Bain as Clarise. Movies based on his books have not been as successful because film-makers often aim for horror and action at the expense of characterisation.

Driven now by rage have the authorities withheld information? A bit of Runner by Patrick Lee. This two-part, four-hour miniseries adaptation of Dean Koontz’s best-seller Sole Survivor begins with a plane crash that takes the lives of the wife and daughter of reporter Joe Carpenter.

Sole Survivor by Dean Koontz

Given what had surcivor and the solee that events had played out, it made little sense to me why all of a sudden everything was deemed to be resolved. He takes the time to explain things that do not matter that much in great detail, but then doesn’t wrap up the story. The end was a bit anti-climatic, it could’ve ended better. Sole Survivor Group Read – September The second part of the story we find out all about Rose, some mysterious happenings and the need to suspend belief a wee bit.

But sadly not everyone knows about him as well as they know the author Stephen King, but sadly both of them are cursed to or forces to get become more and more and more and more famous by The reporter in him is still alive as he becomes determined to find out what Koontz has a nice blend of characterization and plot in this novel. He finds a purpose for living once he realizes he may be the only person left alive to expose the truth. A medical reseracher teams with a retired doctor to root around in the genetically stored memories of a serial killer.

This one could have been shorter. They say there were no survivors: