Breathless

Breathless

A Novel

Book - 2009
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"New York Times"-bestselling author Koontz delivers a thrilling novel of suspense and adventure, in this story of a world where good itself is an endangered species and one man will risk his life--and more--to save it from extinction.
Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, c2009
Edition: 1st ed. --
ISBN: 9780553807158
0553807153
Branch Call Number: FIC Koont 3558ad 1
Characteristics: 336 p

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readsalot80
Jul 03, 2016

I've read many of Dean Koontz's books and have liked them. Unfortunately, this isn't one of his best.

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tavkaa
Dec 13, 2015

I love Dean Koontz - usually I have to have a dictionary handy to look up some of the words he uses, but that's one of the benefits of reading. This novel was very enjoyable, a story of wonder and hope that some how, some way, something will come and save us from ourselves.

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ebotsikos
Sep 13, 2015

Not sure where Koontz was going with this 'new-species-arriving-out-of-thin-air' thing. I found it to be a long winded burble about the loss of innocence, trying to recapture Eden, blah, blah, blah. Started out OK but then wandered off into Rainbows-and-Unicorns country. Wasn't my cup of tea but may be yours.

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jsand67
May 13, 2012

I like his books, and found this one interesting and, as usual, unique. It was a little slower than his usual suspense thrillers, but a good read.

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Adelheid
Jul 27, 2011

Could not get into it at all,

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dbuck
May 11, 2011

Not one of his best, the bad guy seemed too far out there to be believable.

sadlerk Oct 27, 2010

Great mystery! Quick and exciting read.

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mpot
May 27, 2010

While all his books read like they are written to become a movie, this plot is good, with animal innocence and a world you wish would happen.

Dani_106 May 18, 2010

not one of his best... it seemed a bit slow and honestly some of the characters added absolutely NOTHING to the story... I was a little disappointed

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jodiebatchelor
Apr 11, 2010

VERY Slow. Not one of my favorites, and I'm usually a big Dean Koontz fan. I really wouldn't recommend this book. It seemed to drag and the climax (in my opinion) happened in the last 10 or so pages.

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