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What’s New & Updated October 29, 2023

October 29, 2023

By the Light of the Moon 2023 Kindle Cover

I’m getting back into the swing of things. This week I’ve got five updates for you.

What’s New & Updated October 22, 2023

October 22, 2023

From the Desk of Dean - cropped

Still recovering from my vacation so have just one new item this week.

What’s New & Updated October 1, 2023

October 1, 2023

Deathrealm #21

A new essay, some ephemera, and some updates this week.

What’s New & Updated September 10, 2023

September 10, 2023

The Literary Life with Mitchell Kaplan logo

Just a new audio interview this week. Sadly, the package I mentioned last week has yet to ship.

  • The Literary Life with Mitchell Kaplan: Dean Koontz on His Life and His Work to Appendix B

What’s New & Updated August 27, 2023

August 27, 2023

Science Fiction Cinema Between Fantasy and Reality by Christine Cornea

A new edition and some film criticism this week.

  • After Death Large Print Hardcover
  • Excerpts from Science Fiction Cinema Between Fantasy and Reality by Christine Cornea to Demon Seed (Film)

What’s New & Updated August 20, 2023

August 20, 2023

From the Desk of Dean

Just one new newsletter essay this week.

What’s New & Updated August 13, 2023

August 13, 2023

AI generated image for "The Forest of Lost Souls"

New title announcement this week!

(The image for this post was generated using via the prompt “The Forest of Lost Souls”.)

New Novel Announced

July 26, 2023

Dean announced the title of the next book after The Bad Weather Friend on the This is Horror podcast last night. It is Going Home in the Dark. Continue listening through about the 10 minute mark for a synopsis. I’ve got to admit, it sounds a bit too much like Stephen King’s IT.

Happy Birthday, Dean!

July 9, 2023

What’s New & Updated June 4, 2023

June 4, 2023

Weird Fiction Review 11 Fall 2020

Heads up: Big changes are happening in June at my day job so I’ll do my best, but no promises.

  • “Shadows, Sadists, and Sandkings: The Modern Tale of Terror, 1967-1997” by Boyd White to Appendix A

What’s New & Updated May 21, 2023

May 21, 2023

Two small but interesting things this week, along with the correction found by an astute fan.

  • Phantoms mylar movie poster
  • Error correction: House of Night has been moved from Unpublished Works to a note for Demon Seed
  • Unused trade paperback cover art for Detours

What’s New & Updated April 9, 2023

April 9, 2023

Just one update this week, but it’s a minor detail that’s been eluding me for years. In other news, updates may be non-existent for the next few weeks as I’ll be on a much-needed vacation. (On which I hope to come back with a few new additions to my Koontz collection.)

  • New details regarding the unproduced 1989 film version of Phantoms

After Death cover art revealed

March 10, 2023

Midnight Pals 3

January 15, 2023

Just stumbled over this. Found the now-closed Indigogo campaign and hoping there will be another way to purchase a copy when it comes out.

Koontz, family of 5…

December 13, 2022

After Death comes in 2023

October 8, 2022

You heard it here first folks! After Death is slated for a July 18th release date, according to Amazon.

A modern-day Lazarus is humanity’s last hope in a breathtaking novel about the absolute powers of good and evil by Dean Koontz, the #1 New York Times bestselling master of suspense.

Michael Mace, head of security at a top-secret research facility, opens his eyes in a makeshift morgue twenty-four hours following an event in which everyone perished―including him and his best friend, Shelby Shrewsberry.

Having awakened with an extraordinary ability unlike anything he―or anyone else―has ever imagined, Michael is capable of being as elusive as a ghost. He sets out to honor his late friend by helping Nina Dozier and her son, John, whom Shelby greatly admired. Although what Michael does for Nina is life changing, his actions also evoke the wrath of John’s father, a member of one of the most vicious street gangs in Los Angeles.

But an even greater threat is descending: the Internal Security Agency’s most vicious assassin, Durand Calaphas. Calaphas will stop at nothing to get his man. If Michael dies twice, he will not live a third time.

From the tarnished glamour of Beverly Hills to the streets of South Central to a walled estate in Rancho Santa Fe, only Michael can protect Nina and John―and ensure that light survives in a rapidly darkening world.

What’s New & Updated September 11, 2022

September 11, 2022

I’ll be at the day job tomorrow so this week’s update is a day early.

The House at the End of the World cover released

September 8, 2022

Watchers Limited Editions coming this fall!

August 13, 2022

According to Charnel House’s news page, “WATCHERS by Dean Koontz will be available for pre-order in September.” Sadly, no further details are available at this time.

Happy birthday Dean!

July 9, 2022