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It is coming. It’ll kill us all…’

In this gripping thriller from global phenomenon Dean Koontz, a man with an extraordinary calling must come to terms with his forgotten past – perfect for fans of THE EYES OF DARKNESS and Stephen King.

In Portland, he saved a young boy from a drunk driver.
In Boston, he rescued a child from an underground explosion.
In Houston, he disarmed a man who was trying to shoot his own wife.

Reporter Holly Thorne was intrigued by the story of strange, quiet savior Jim Ironheart. But what power compelled an ordinary man to save twelve lives in three months? What visions haunted his dreams? And why did he whisper in his sleep: There is an Enemy. It is coming. It’ll kill us all…?

‘Koontz barely lets the reader come up for air between terrors.’ The Washington Post

‘Dean Koontz is not just a master of our darkest dreams, but also a literary juggler’ The Times

Why readers are so gripped by COLD FIRE:

‘Pure suspense the entire way’ ***** Goodreads review

‘I love Dean Koontz and this is him at his very best!’ ***** Goodreads review

‘Amazing book! I could not put it down.’ ***** Goodreads review

Reviews

Solid, satisfying, hair-raising Koontz barely lets the reader come up for air between terrors
The Washington Post
A unique spellbinding novel with depth, sensitivity, and personality
Boston Herald
An extraordinary piece of fiction with unforgettable characters. It will be a classic
UPI
Dean Koontz has always boldly gone where no other fiction writer has even considered going before. As ever, the writing is fluid, the dynamic taut and the relationships between characters compulsive
The Times
Koontz's art is making the reader believe the impossible... sit back and enjoy it
Sunday Telegraph
In every industry there exist 'artists' that are not only unforgettable, but know their craft better than the rest. Dean Koontz... is among these artisans
Suspense Magazine
Dean Koontz is a prose stylist whose lyricism heightens malevolence and tension. [He creates] characters of unusual richness and depth
The Seattle Times
Tumbling, hallucinogenic prose.... 'Serious' writers... might do well to examine his technique
The New York Times Book Review
Lyrical writing and compelling characters... Koontz stands alone
Associated Press
[Koontz] has always had near-Dickensian powers of description, and an ability to yank us from one page to the next that few novelists can match
Los Angeles Times