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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Bantam Dell Pub Group
Publication date November 27, 2007
Pages 354
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780553804829
ISBN-10 0553804820
Dimensions 1.25 by 6.25 by 9.50 in.
Weight 1.35 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock Indefinitely
Original list price $27.00
§As reported by publisher
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
Dedicated to the cause of dog rescue, Amy Redwing risks everything, including her relationship with long-time suitor Brian McCarthy and her own well-being, to come to the aid of Nickie, a very special golden retriever, unaware that she has drawn the attentions of an unknown and ruthless enemy whose attacks escalate with stunning ferocity. 850,000 first printing.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: With each of his #1 New York Times bestsellers, Dean Koontz has displayed an unparalleled ability to entertain and enlighten readers with novels that capture the essence of our times even as they bring us to the edge of our seats. Now he delivers a heart-gripping tour de force he’s been waiting years to write, at once a love story, a thrilling adventure, and a masterwork of suspense that redefines the boundaries of primal fear—and of enduring devotion.

Amy Redwing has dedicated her life to the southern California organization she founded to rescue abandoned and endangered golden retrievers. Among dog lovers, she’s a legend for the risks she’ll take to save an animal from abuse. Among her friends, Amy’s heedless devotion is often cause for concern. To widower Brian McCarthy, whose commitment she can’t allow herself to return, Amy’s behavior is far more puzzling and hides a shattering secret.

No one is surprised when Amy risks her life to save Nickie, nor when she takes the female golden into her home. The bond between Amy and Nickie is immediate and uncanny. Even her two other goldens, Fred and Ethel, recognize Nickie as special, a natural alpha. But the instant joy Nickie brings is shadowed by a series of eerie incidents. An ominous stranger. A mysterious home invasion.

And the unmistakable sense that someone is watching Amy’s every move and that, whoever it is, he’s not alone.

Someone has come back to turn Amy into the desperate, hunted creature she’s always been there to save. But now there’s no one to save Amy and those she loves. From its breathtaking opening scene to its shocking climax, The Darkest Evening of the Year is Dean Koontz at his finest, a transcendent thriller certain to have readers turning pages until dawn.

Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780007226610 Book cover for 9780553804829
 
With Dean R. Koontz | from Harpercollins Pub Ltd (January 2, 2008)
9780007226610 | details & prices | 354 pages | 6.25 × 9.25 × 1.50 in. | 1.35 lbs | List price $32.45
This edition also contains The Darkest Evening of the Year, The Darkest Evening of the Year
About: A fast-paced and emotionally devastating suspense novel from the bestselling author of Velocity and The Husband.
The price comparison is for this edition
from Bantam Dell Pub Group (November 27, 2007)
9780553804829 | details & prices | 354 pages | 6.25 × 9.50 × 1.25 in. | 1.35 lbs | List price $27.00
About: Amy Redwing has dedicated her life to the southern California organization she founded to rescue abandoned and endangered golden retrievers.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780553589122
 
With Dean R. Koontz | Reprint edition from Bantam Books (October 28, 2008)
9780553589122 | details & prices | 461 pages | 4.25 × 7.00 × 1.00 in. | 0.24 lbs | List price $7.99
This edition also contains The Darkest Evening of the Year, The Darkest Evening of the Year
Miscellaneous
With Dean R. Koontz | from Random House Inc (November 27, 2007)

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