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  • dean Koontz's Unique Talent For Writing Terrifying Thrillers With A Heart And Soul Is Nowhere More Evident Than In This Latest Suspense Masterpiece That Pits One Man Against The Ultimate Deadline. If There Were Speed Limits For The Sheer Pulse-racing Excitement Allowed In One Novel, Velocity Would Break Them All. Get Ready For The Ride Of Your Life.bill Wile Is An Easygoing, Hardworking Guy Who Leads A Quiet, Ordinary Life. But That Is About To Change. One Evening, After His Usual Eight-hour Bartending Shift, He Finds A Typewritten Note Under The Windshield Wiper Of His Car. If You Don't Take This Note To The Police And Get Them Involved, I Will Kill A Lovely Blond Schoolteacher. If You Do Take This Note To The Police, I Will Instead Kill An Elderly Woman Active In Charity Work. You Have Four Hours To Decide. The Choice Is Seems Like A Sick Joke, And Bill's Friend On The Police Force, Lanny Olson, Thinks So Too. His Advice To Bill Is To Go Home And Forget About It....

    the New York Times - Janet Maslin

    velocity Might Be Read As A Flat-out Exercise In Escapist Depravity - In Other Words, Par For The Course In Popular Crime Fiction - Were It Not For The Author's Nonstop Idiosyncrasies. Say This For Mr. Koontz: He Is Skillful In Ways That Make velocity Live Up To Its Title, And Nobody Will Ever Accuse Him Of Formulaic Writing. He Starts This Book With A Death By Garden Gnome. (the Gnome Was Made Of Concrete. Henry Wasn't.) He Includes A Sweet Young Woman Who Believes She Is A Haruspex (a Reader Of Entrails). In A Further Oblique Nod To Scrabble, He Makes Billy A Woodcarver Who Likes Listening To Zydeco.

  • Author: Koontz, Dean.
  • Publisher: Bantam Books
  • Pages: 460
  • Publication Date: 2006-04-25T00:00:01Z
  • Edition: Reprint
  • Binding: Mass Market Paperback
  • MSRP: 0.00
  • ISBN13: 9780553588255
  • ISBN: 0553588257
  • Other ISBN: 9780307414304
  • Other ISBN Binding: printisbn
  • Language: en_US
  • Quality Rating: 1
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