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When the lightning strikes, everything changes…

Lightning is a gripping thriller from Dean Koontz, the master of chilling suspense, that will thrill fans of
Richard Laymon and Harlan Coben.

Lightning sizzles. Wow! It’s a mix to tingle any reader’s fancy’ – New York Daily News

The first time the lightning strikes, Laura Shane is born…

The second time is strikes the terror starts… though eight-year-old Laura is saved by a mysterious stranger from the perverted and deadly intentions of a drug-crazed robber. Throughout her childhood she is plagued by ever more terrifying troubles, and with increasing courage she finds the strength to prevail – even without the intervention of her strange guardian. But, despite her success as a novelist, and her happy family life, Laura cannot shake the certainty that powerful and malignant forces are controlling her destiny.

Then the lightning strikes once more and shatters her world. The adventure – and the terror – have only just begun…

What readers are saying about Lightning:

‘The story takes you from the past to the future; it twists, turns, makes you shiver and touches you

With ever-growing suspense, you screech to the end, breathless and disappointed that the story ended’

Definitely the best Dean Koontz there is

Reviews

Lightning sizzles. Wow! It's a mix to tingle any reader's fancy
New York Daily News
Brilliant a spine-tingling tale both challenging and entertaining
The Associated Press
Mr. Koontz quickly grabs the reader's attention. There are enough imaginative twists here, along with likable characters, to win him new fans and please old ones
The New York Times
Romance, action, and suspense holds the reader through the sheer momentum
The Washington Post
Crackles with excitement from beginning to end impossible to put down
The Orlando Sentinel
A master of terror a page-turning thriller. The twists and turns are titillating, exciting and combined with surprises that make for a good read
The Philadelphia Inquirer
Thought-provoking fun and pulse-pounding thrills
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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