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I’m happy to say that “Sole Survivor” does not fall into this short-coming. But when pointlessly and irrelevantly included, it becomes rather off-putting. A year after the crash, still gripped by an almost paralyzing grief, Joe encounters a woman named Rose, who claims to have survived the crash. A desn of Firestarter by Stephen King.

The boy child they have in custody can control anyone and destroy them. Published July 25th by Bantam Books first published January 1st Read Koontz before and will read him again, I like this I just didn’t love it. See this year’s top trailers in under a minute, including Avengers: The rating would have been much higher, if he could have thought of a better way to wrap everything up, or to give a better emotional conclusion than he did.

They say there were no survivors: However, I also think the book could have been shorter and been much better. He takes the time to explain things that do not matter that much in great detail, but then doesn’t wrap up the story.


Finally acknowledging that the story of the crash never fully made sense to him, Joe begins seeking answers as to what really happened on that night, discovering that some may be interested in stopping him even if it means taking his life. He strives to infuse deeper meaning within his suspenseful plots, and sometimes it just falls flat. Isabella Hofmann as Barbara Christman.

A catastrophic, unexplainable plane crash leaves three hundred and thirty dead–no survivors. The plane crash, as it turns out, was a plan to kill Rose because she had smuggled out of the compound. Unfortunately, the annoying main character isn’t the only problem. I can sort of see why.

And then the last page and a half. Koontz has a nice blend of characterization and plot in this novel. I did enjoy it, and would recommend it to suspense fans.

Sole Survivor | Dean Koontz

I’m not sure if Koontz was trying to stretch his literary wings, but Sole Survivor is filled with over the top aurvivor and endless descriptions that seemed to have been written to establish Koontz’s literary cred.

Christine Willes as Mercy Ealing. She holds out the possibility of a secret that will bring Joe peace of mind.

He’s outdone himself with the character of Joe. It’s a great story with fabulous characters, but for me it dragged a bit. A catastrophic, unexplainable plane crash leaves three hundred and thirty dead — no survivors. On survior one year anniversary of the plane crash that killed his beloved wife and daughters he visits their cemetery and spots a woman taking pictures of their grave marker. If you’ve read it. As he digs for the truth he witnesses and discovers strange, terrifying, incomprehensible events, and finds evidence that is impossible for him to ignore.


She holds out the possibility of a secret that will bring Joe peace of mind.

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It is about a woman named Rose, who is being pursued by a company called Teknologik. Koontz once again leads us on a fascinating journey through Joe’s search for the truth.

Sole Survivor

I was pleasantly surprised by this one. It seemed like the beginning of a series but I don’t see any other books linked to this one so I’m hoping someone out there can help me figure this out or at least help me clear up the ending. I’ve considered abandoning it, but I’ve decided to stick with it.

Here, at the end of the novel, the hero and the child escape from the boy’s power I will admit I had guessed at least part of the big reveal, although not exactly and not every part of it.