Intensity by Dean Koontz

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Chyna Shepard is a college student visiting the family of her friend, Laura Templeton, for a long weekend. Chyna, who was abused and neglected by her mother as a child, finds the Templeton house provides something she has yearned: acceptance. This comes to a violent end when Edgler Vess, a serial killer, breaks into the house in the night and methodically kills all of the occupants except Laura and Chyna.

About Dean Koontz

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Dean Koontz was born in Everett, Pennsylvania, and grew up in nearby Bedford. He won an Atlantic Monthly fiction competition when he was twenty and has been writing ever since. Mr. Koontz's books are published in 38 languages. Worldwide sales total more than 175 million copies, a figure that currently increases at a rate of more than 350 million copies a year. Dean and his wife, Gerda, live in southern California.
Published July 20, 2007 by Bantam. 449 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Religion & Spirituality, Horror, Action & Adventure, Children's Books, Crime. Fiction

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Entertainment Weekly

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USA Today

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Jan 31 2013 | Read Full Review of Intensity


So does Miriam Braynard (Piper Laurie), who decides that the best approach is to tailgate the killer's vehicle until she rear-ends him.Everything leads to a fairly unsatisfying climax involving killer dogs and angelic wolves (in Koontz's book, the animal saviors were elk, of all things).

Aug 04 1997 | Read Full Review of Intensity

Horror Happy Hour

In the pantheon of modern literary horror predators, Edgler Foreman Vess is a demon of the night along with the more infamous likes of matricidal monster Norman Bates (PSYCHO) and elegant madman Dr. Hannibal “The Cannibal” Lecter (SILENCE OF THE LAMBS).

Apr 05 2011 | Read Full Review of Intensity

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