Dark Rivers of the Heart
By Dean Koontz
(Bantam, Mass Market Paperback, 9780553582895, 576pp.)
Publication Date: August 1, 2000
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Do you dare step through the red door?
Spencer Grant had no idea what drew him to the bar with the red door. He thought he would just sit down, have a slow beer or two, and talk to a stranger. He couldn't know that it would lead to a narrow escape from a bungalow targeted by a SWAT team. Or that it would leave him a wanted man. Now he is on the run from mysterious and ruthless men. He is in love with a woman he knows next to nothing about. And he is hiding from a past he can't fully remember. On his trail is a shadowy security agency that answers to no one--including the U.S. government—and a man who considers himself a compassionate Angel of Death. But worst of all, Spencer Grant is on a collision course with inner demons he thought he'd buried years ago—inner demons that could destroy him if his enemies don't first.
Dean Koontz, the author of many #1 New York Times bestsellers, lives with his wife, Gerda, and the enduring spirit of their golden retriever, Trixie, in southern California.
"As usual, Koontz's writing is flawless....Dark Rivers of the Heart is exciting, entertaining, and thoughtful."—Denver Post
"A believable high-tech thriller."—The New York Times
"A humdinger of a chase novel...Dark Rivers of the Heart deserves to go to no.1 on the bestseller list."—Entertainment Weekly
"A fresh surprise on virtually every page...and a pyrotechnic denouement full of marvelous mayhem."—Washington Post
"Viscerally exciting...An extended, tense tour de force...An expertly crafted, ornate suspenser...Koontz fans will love it."—Publishers Weekly, starred review