The Darkest Evening of the Year

The Darkest Evening of the Year

By Dean Koontz

Bantam, Mass Market Paperback, 9780553589122, 480pp.

Publication Date: October 21, 2008


Who will be with you in the darkest hour?

Amy Redwing has devoted her life to rescuing dogs. But the unique bond she shares with Nickie, a golden retriever she saves in the most dangerous encounter of her life, is deeper than any she has ever known. In one night, their loyalty will be put to the test, and each will prove to the other how far they will go—when the stakes turn deadly serious.

About the Author

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.

Praise For The Darkest Evening of the Year

"Silence of the Lambs meets Marley & Me."—People

"Compulsively readable...With a magician's expertise, Dean Koontz sets his multiple story lines spinning."—Boston Globe

[A] top-notch thriller...with unabashed emotion and wit...This is the perfect book for thriller addicts who know the darkest hour is just before the dawn, and for canine lovers."—Publishers Weekly, starred review

“Just barely into Koontz’s thriller, I understood why he’s a bookselling giant.”–Entertainment Weekly