Synopses & Reviews
From the celebrated imagination of Dean Koontz comes a powerful reworking of one of the classic stories of all time. If you think you know the legend, you know only half the truth. Here is the mystery, the myth, the terror, and the magic of...
Dean Koontz's City of Night
They are stronger, heal better, and think faster than any humans ever created and they must be destroyed. But not even Victor Helios once Frankenstein can stop the engineered killers he's set loose on a reign of terror through modern-day New Orleans.
Now the only hope rests in a one-time "monster" and his all-too-human partners, Detectives Carson O'Connor and Michael Maddison. Deucalion's centuries-old history began as Victor's first and failed attempt to build the perfect human and it is fated to end in the ultimate confrontation between a damned creature and his mad creator. But first Deucalion must destroy a monstrosity not even Victor's malignant mind could have imagined an indestructible entity that steps out of humankind's collective nightmare with one purpose: to replace us.
This second title in the four-book paperback original series, Dean Koontz's Frankenstein, is a brilliant re-imagining of the classic story that only world-renowned and New York Times bestselling author could conceive, bringing the two hundred-year-old "monster," a literate, mysterious loner, to modern day New Orleans on the trail of his creator.
From the celebrated imagination of Dean Koontz comes the second book in this four-part re-imagining of the classic story that brings the 200-year-old "monster," a literate, mysterious loner, to modern day New Orleans on the trail of his creator. Original.
About the Author
Dean Koontz is the author of many #1 New York Times
bestsellers. He lives with his wife, Gerda, and their dog, Trixie, in southern California.
Ed Gorman has written in practically every genre imaginable, from suspense and mysteries to science fiction and horror. His work has appeared in magazines as various as Redbook, Ellery Queen, The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, and Poetry Today. He is also the founder, along with Robert J. Randisi, of Mystery Scene magazine.