The Silent Corner - Dean Koontz

The Silent Corner

By Dean Koontz

  • Release Date: 2017-06-20
  • Genre: Mysteries & Thrillers
Score: 4.5
4.5
From 303 Ratings

Description

THE FIRST NOVEL IN THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING JANE HAWK SERIES
 
Meet Jane Hawk—a remarkable new heroine certain to become an icon of suspense. “This gripping thriller grabs readers from the first few pages and sweeps them along to the rousing finale.”—Booklist

“I very much need to be dead.”

These are the chilling words left behind by a man who had everything to live for—but took his own life. In the aftermath, his widow, Jane Hawk, does what all her grief, fear, and fury demand: find the truth, no matter what.

People of talent and accomplishment, people admired and happy and sound of mind, have been committing suicide in surprising numbers. When Jane seeks to learn why, she becomes the most-wanted fugitive in America. Her powerful enemies are protecting a secret so important—so terrifying—that they will exterminate anyone in their way.

But all their power and viciousness may not be enough to stop a woman as clever as they are cold-blooded, as relentless as they are ruthless—and who is driven by a righteous rage they can never comprehend. Because it is born of love.

Don’t miss any of Dean Koontz’s gripping Jane Hawk thrillers:
THE SILENT CORNER • THE WHISPERING ROOM • THE CROOKED STAIRCASE

Praise for The Silent Corner

“Gripping . . . The paranoia and mystery increase as the story unfolds. . . . Koontz has created [a] wonderful character in Jane Hawk. . . . Koontz rocks it again.”—Associated Press
 
“In this era of stingy text-message prose, Mr. Koontz is practically Shakespeare. . . . The Silent Corner brims with both action and emotion.”Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
 
The Silent Corner is vintage Dean Koontz: paranoia-fueled suspense . . . sleek and highly realized action, developed characters, and more twists and turns than any two ordinary novels combined. . . . As relevant to current events as it is audacious . . . amongst Dean Koontz’s finest contemporary work.”Mystery Scene
 
“A proven specialist in action scenes, Koontz pulls off some doozies here. . . . The book is full of neat touches. . . . And the prose, as always in a Koontz novel, is first-rate. Perhaps Koontz’s leanest, meanest thriller, this initial entry in a new series introduces a smart, appealing heroine who can outthink as well as outshoot the baddest of bad dudes.”Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

Reviews

  • The Wispering Room

    5
    By Jacobo1943
    Once again mind blowing experience by the master of this genre and the most creative wallpapering for locations and characters. As I’m writing this I have began the next book with extreme fear of loosing any of the good guys/girls.....Sir you simply rock. PS. I’m sorry that I failed to review the Silent Corner I’m afraid I didn’t want to wait to star reading the next chapter of this amazing story.
  • Master of Description

    5
    By Wasted Monday.
    Even F. Scott himself would have admired the visually descriptive narrative of this very talented author. This takes reading from a simply exciting pleasure to an educational cornucopia of unlimited portions. The subjects offered are close enough to reality to find a believable home in the mind, yet far enough away to slip in a few hours of restful sleep before this world enters yet another tribulation of chaos. One can’t wait for the ever evolving portrait of Jane Hawk to once again print itself out in even more definitive color on the black and white pages of such highly literate fiction (if in fact it is fiction). Total enjoyment.
  • The Silent Room

    5
    By Barb7248
    Excellent book!
  • No title

    1
    By vistagal
    Just comment! We have read a lot of Dean Koontz Books and all have had an ending. So I would say he has a ghost writer. Not him!
  • Disappointed

    1
    By Halleyj
    I usually love his books, but this one not so much. I’m on page 200 and have already skip read most of it. I’ll hang in there a little longer hoping something will engage me enough to finish it.
  • Captivating

    5
    By Snow Dodger
    As the pages resolve anticipation builds! Until the next book is introduced!
  • Another great read

    5
    By Past LinkedIn user
    Dean Koontz is the only author whose books I can get into from page one. This one is no exception. If you’re a fan of Koontz you will not be disappointed except to know you’re finished and wish there was more.
  • Poor writing

    2
    By Rg110647
    I guess you need to like Koontz’s writing style. I never have and don’t understand why I bought this book. To me it was a interesting storyline spoiled by rambling paragraphs that over described everything. Lesson learned.
  • The Silent Corner..by Dean Koontz

    2
    By Dotsome
    I bought this book and it left off the last seven pages so I do not know how it ends.
  • Koontz keeps amazing us!

    5
    By Sobotes
    Loved the old Dean Koontz but the new might be even better. Great Stuff!!