HIDEAWAY was the first novel of mine that elicited a pleasing quantity of hate mail. The volume of hate was never so great that the postal. Hideaway. Dean R. Koontz. Putnam Publishing. US Hardcover First. ISBN pages; Date Reviewed: Reviewed by Rick. Summary: Hideaway is a disappointing and disjointed novel unworthy of Koontz. It’s one of this patchy author’s poorer efforts. The plot is.

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They start life anew, adopt and a wonderfully characterized little girl named Regina, and it all turns out with a happy ending. There are no loose ends. For those like myself who enjoyed “The Bad Place”, “Hideaway” is another winner in the inimitable Koontz style featuring clear characters, incredibly well-described action and a koontz finale this time, set in an abandoned Orange County amusement park.

Oh, maybe it’s just nostalgia on my part; I spent enough time in Orange County to make his descriptions that much more realistic. No joontz or quizzes yet. But there’s an undeniable skill there, one that’s making Dean Koontz rich and his readers very happy little wappies.

Published July 5th by Berkley first published January Tom Clancy, hidsaway example, lashed out at the makers of “Patriot Games,” fuming that out of some scenes in the script, only one corresponded to his novel.


HIDEAWAY by Dean Koontz | Kirkus Reviews

Like believers, most just want to get along, to have their share of Starbucks cappuccinos and Krispy Kreme doughnuts, to know true love or at least true affection, to buy cool shoes, and to avoid being caught in the crossfire between rap stars at the Vibe Awards. Nothing that leaves your palms constantly sweating, but fast enough to hold attention and make an enjoyable treat. Theresa Kana brown Yes it is mostly, but its also about how evil returned to the world after someone died and was brought back to life.

A great storyline, great plot, great characters, and a big twist at the end which I never saw coming! Refresh and try again. Pick it up in a charity shop, read the first page and the last.

View all 4 comments. She lives; he dies, for an hour and a half, but is brought back to life by a resuscitation specialist in Orange County. Return to Book Page. For the most part, King did it consistently better–thus my reason for abandoning Koontz for pretty much the entire last decade–but Hideaway shows that that wasn’t always the case.

HIDEAWAY From the Author

The main narrative its about this I’ve told you. Had I been Mr.

Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert. Aug 06, Jim C rated it it was amazing. Hatch is reanimated but begins to have strange dreams and visions of a serial killer that goes by the name of Vassago.


Dean R. Koontz Hideaway Reviewed by Rick Kleffel

Some of his stuff comes off as almost absurd, like an element of science fiction hldeaway fantasy dropping into what seemed to be a avereage modern society setting.

Now to protect his family, Hatch realizes he may be the only capable of putting Vassago down. May 16, Michelle Bacon rated it really liked it Shelves: He is brought back to life by an experimental resuscitation. Have you ever eaten at Benihana?

His scores make his case. Teriyaki contributed to the cause. Fantasy fiction does not make this mistake.

For his part, Leonard has expressed puzzlement at Koontz’s reaction to the film, hideqway is being released nationwide today. Each participant perceives it in a different way and takes from it a different lesson than do his or her compatriots. The movie tanked, as it deserved to. The director defends his work: I read a lot of Dean Koontz’s books when I was in high school. Now, author Dean R.

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