The Silent Corner: A Novel of Suspense

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The truth can be the scariest of things when it is revealed. Jane Hawk is possessed in her search for the reason for her husband’s untimely suicide. Her husband was a man on the make in the Marines, their relationship was strong, and they had a young son. Jane has taken a sabbatical from her job with the FBI and gone off the grid in her quest. Jane has noticed a spike in suicides and also suspicious homicides as well. Jane suspects mind control in its most evil form. In her search for answers, she encounters high-class brothels featuring submissive women being guarded by cyborg-type men. She has to use all of her cunning and a little bit of deception to plumb the depths of the criminal underworld. Jane is being followed, and though her son is hidden from the danger, Jane is cognizant of her own approaching mortality in a quixotic journey. Will she be successful?

Dean Koontz has written a thumping good suspense novel in The Silent Corner. The action and drama keep the reader glued to every word. The science in the story is enough to keep the reader up for many a night. An excellent new book from a master of suspense.

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Author Dean Koontz
Star Count 5/5
Format Hard
Page Count 464 pages
Publisher Bantam
Publish Date 2017-Jun-20
ISBN 9780345545992
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Issue November 2017
Category Mystery, Crime & Thriller
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