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The Resource Innocence (with bonus short story Wilderness)

Innocence (with bonus short story Wilderness)

Label
Innocence (with bonus short story Wilderness)
Title
Innocence (with bonus short story Wilderness)
Statement of responsibility
Dean Koontz
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIncludes Dean Koontz's short story "Wilderness"!This ebook edition contains a special preview of Dean Koontz's The Silent Corner.In Innocence, Dean Koontz blends mystery, suspense, and acute insight into the human soul in a masterfully told tale that will resonate with readers forever.He lives in solitude beneath the city, an exile from society, which will destroy him if he is ever seen. She dwells in seclusion, a fugitive from enemies who will do her harm if she is ever found. But the bond between them runs deeper than the tragedies that have scarred their lives. Something more than chance—and nothing less than destiny—has brought them together in a world whose hour of reckoning is fast approaching.Praise for Innocence"A thriller that's both chilling and fulfilling."—People (four stars)"Laced with fantastical mysticism, it's an allegory of nonviolence, acceptance and love in the face of adversity. . . . The narrative is intense, with an old-fashioned ominousness and artistically crafted descriptions. . . . An optimistic and unexpected conclusion [mirrors] his theme. Something different this way comes from Mr. Koontz's imagination. Enjoy."—Kirkus Reviews"Mystery and terror, the paranormal and romance—all combine to make Innocence a challenging and emotional experience."—New York Journal of Books "This novel really is something special. . . . This may just be the book Dean Koontz was born to write."—Thriller Books Journal"Entrancing . . . as speedy a chase-thriller as any Koontz . . . has ever constructed. Written in Koontz' late mellifluent and reflective manner . . . [Innocence is] fueled by deep disgust with the world's evils [and] hope for redemption."—Booklist (starred review) "[An] imaginative, mystical thriller from bestseller Koontz . . . This is the most satisfying Koontz standalone in a while."—Publishers Weekly "Masterful storyteller Koontz delivers perhaps his most eerie and unusual tale to date. The timeline in this amazing story is compact, and readers will be swept along as they try to unravel hints and clues as to the true nature of both the protagonists and the unfolding drama. Unpredictably spine-chilling and terrifying, this is a story readers won't soon forget."—RT Book Reviews "Elegant . . . Fans of Koontz's previous series will be left hoping that Addison and Gwyneth, too, will return."—Library Journal
Summary
Dean Koontz’s new novel Innocence goes beyond anything he has written before. He brings us two unique and complex characters who are against all humanity in a battle against all battles. What seems to be more sci-fi than horror ends with a beautiful spiritual ending that puts Koontz in a whole new light! -- Michele Coleman for LibraryReads
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LibraryReads Favorites, 2013
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10231819
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
Target audience
adult
Label
Innocence (with bonus short story Wilderness)
Instantiates
Publication
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OVERDRIVE:e536770a-3227-47b8-b2ec-b8f988c10b53
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780345539656
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Innocence (with bonus short story Wilderness)
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:e536770a-3227-47b8-b2ec-b8f988c10b53
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780345539656
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

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      2712 Nederland Ave., Nederland, TX, 77627, US
      29.9643618 -94.00120679999999
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