The new thriller from one of the greatest storytellers writing today is the story of an extraordinary kidnapping when a poor man's wife is taken but ...Show synopsisThe new thriller from one of the greatest storytellers writing today is the story of an extraordinary kidnapping when a poor man's wife is taken but a rich man's ransom is demanded. It is a suspense novel - and love story - from one of the most acclaimed and popular authors of modern times. What would you do for love? Would you die? Would you kill? Landscape gardener Mitchell Rafferty was busy planting beds of impatiens for one of his clients when his phone rang. It was a voice he didn't know. 'We have your wife. You can get her back for two million cash.' Now he's standing in a normal suburban neighbourhood on a bright summer day having a phone conversation out of his darkest nightmare. Mitch thinks it must be some kind of a joke. But whoever is on the other end of the line is dead serious. 'See that guy across the street?' Rifle fire shatters the stillness as the man goes down, shot in the head. 'An object lesson.' The caller doesn't care that Mitch has no way of raising such a vast sum. He's confident that Mitch will find a way. 'If he loves his wife enough.' Mitch does love her enough. He's got sixty hours to prove it. He'll pay anything. He'll pay a lot more than two million dollars. A story of love, tenacity and courage with the pace of a runaway train, from its tense opening to its shattering climax, "The Husband" is a thriller that holds the reader in its relentless grip.Hide synopsis
The Husband (Bantam) – Mass-market paperback (2007)
Dean R Koontz
Mass-market paperback, Bantam 2007
ISBN: 0553589091 ISBN-13: 9780553589092
In his latest #1 "New York Times" bestseller, Koontz offers the story of an ordinary man whose commitment to his wife will take him on a harrowing journey of adventure, sacrifice, and redemption to the mystery of love itself--and to a showdown with the darkness that would destroy it forever.In his latest #1 "New York Times" bestseller, Koontz offers the story of an ordinary man whose commitment to his wife will take him on a harrowing journey of adventure, sacrifice, and redemption to the mystery of love itself--and to a showdown with the darkness that would destroy it forever.Hide
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Hadn't read or listened to Koontz books in years, except for the one about his dog, Trixie,which I loved.
This one is Koontz just like I remember him, interesting, exciting, but totally weird and unbelievable.
This book was a little out of genre for Koontz. It reads more like a Harlan Coben novel. However, since I love Coben AND Koontz, once I got over looking for 'Koontz trademarks', I really enjoyed this book.
No, there are no aliens or supernatural stuff. But, there is a great storyline with a good surprise.
Try it. If you really like it, go buy some Harlan Coben books, they will be right up your alley.
This book seemed to have a good idea, but when I started to read the book I quickly learned how boring it was. The villians were weak and the hero was unconvincing. Reading this book was as bad as getting teeth pulled.
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