Midnight (DRK)

Originally  Midnight Music

Advance Reading Copy

Release Date: 1988
Copyright: Copyright © 1989 by Nkui, Inc.
Format: Trade paperback w/ trade hardcover cover art
Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons
Page Count: 383

Trade Hardcover

Release Date: January 1989
Copyright: Copyright © 1989 by Nkui, Inc.
Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons
Page Count: 383
ISBN-10: 0-399-13390-9
Cover Price: $19.95
States: “1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10"
200,000 copy first printing

Audio (Cassette)

Release Date: 1989
Copyright: © 1988 by Nkui, Inc
℗ 1989 by Brilliance Corporation
Publisher: Brilliance Corporation
Read By: J.C. Howe
Length: Unabridged: 15 hours on five cassettes
ISBN-10: 0-930435-45-1
Cover Price: $22.95

Mass Market Paperback

Release Date: November 1989
Copyright: Copyright © 1989 by Nkui, Inc.
Publisher: Berkley Books
Page Count: 470
ISBN-10: 0-425-11870-3
Cover Price: $4.95
States: “Berkley edition / November 1989” and “10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1”

Large Print

Release Date: 1990
Copyright: Copyright © 1989 by Nkui, Inc.
Format: Reprint of the trade hardcover edition
Publisher: Thorndike~Magna
Page Count: 780


Original List Price:$20.95
States:No statement of printing

Trade Paperback

Original List Price:$12.95


New York Times #1 bestseller first three weeks in February 1988.

A tri-fold promotional flyer was released for the paperback edition.

Pictured on cover of The #1 New York Times Best Seller. (See appendix E)

Dedicated to Ed and Pat Thomas of the Book Carnival, the bookstore in Los Angeles, CA in which Dean does his one official signing a year. Many copies exist in which these folks have autographed the book as “alien #1” and “alien #2” as described in the dedication.

The cover of Rave Reviews #1 shows the ARC of Midnight.

The cover of the Putnam hardcover edition is featured on page 455 of Art of Imagination.

An illustrated signature sheet was released along with an unknown number of copies of the Putnam trade hardcover edition.

Related Items:

Illustrated signature sheet
Ed & Pat Thomas autographs
Promotional flyer for the paperback release

Other editions:

UK Book Club Edition
UK trade hardcover
UK Headline mass market paperback 4th printing
Danish Edition courtesy of Thomsen

Last updated on May 11th, 2020