Novels

Watchers (DK)

Signature Series Hardcover Edition

Release Date: c. March 1999
Copyright: Copyright © 1987 by Nkui, Inc.
Foreword Copyright © 2003 by Dean R. Koontz
Publisher: A Literary Express, Inc. Book (a subsidiary of Doubleday Direct, Inc.)
Page Count: 421
ISBN-10: 1-58165-070-1
States: No statement of printing

Trade Paperback

Release Date: May 6, 2008
Copyright: Copyright © 1987 by Nkui, Inc.
“Afterword” copyright © 2003 by Dean Koontz
Publisher: Berkley Books
Page Count: 391
ISBN-13: 978-0-425-22180-8
Cover Price: $14.00
States: “Berkley trade paperback edition / May 2008” & “1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10"

Audio

Release Date: June 17, 2018
Copyright: © 1987 by Nkui, Inc.
℗ 2018 by Brilliance Audio
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Read By: Edoardo Ballerini

CD

13 discs / Approx. 15 hours of listening [UNABRIDGED]
Original List Price:$24.99 (listed on case)
ISBN:978-1-9786-3714-8

MP3-CD

2 discs / Approx. 16 hours : 32 minutes of listening [UNABRIDGED]
Original List Price:$14.99 (listed on case)
ISBN:978-1-9786-3715-3

Audio (CD)

Release Date: April 10, 2004
Copyright: ©1987 by Nkui, Inc.
℗1998 by Brilliance Audio
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Read By: J. Charles
Length: 13 Compact Discs / Approx. 15 hours / UNABRIDGED
ISBN-10: 1-59355-330-7
Cover Price: $42.95

Audio (Cassette)

Release Date: April 10, 2004
Copyright: ©1987 by Nkui, Inc.
℗1998 by Brilliance Audio
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Read By: J. Charles
Length: 10 Audio Cassettes / Approx. 15 hours / UNABRIDGED
ISBN-10: 1-59355-328-5
Cover Price: $29.95

Notes

The Book of Books tarde hardcover
The Book of Books trade hardcover

The Great American Read
Watchers was one of 100 books picked for the 2017 PBS TV series The Great American Read. (IMDB) Dean’s entry in the associated book The Book of Books (Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, ISBN: 978-0-316-41755-6, $29.99) appears on pages 232-233. Watchers is also mentioned in page 246. [Details on which episodes Dean appear is forthcoming.]

John Mulaney & The Sack Lunch Bunch
Netflix, December 24, 2019 (https://www.netflix.com/title/81104634)
In the song “Grandma’s Got a Boyfriend” (4:35-9:10) the boyfriend in question is shown reading Watchers at 6:06 and again at 8:16. This first appearance is with the line “He just reads his mysteries.”

Grandma's Got a Boyfriend (1)
Grandma’s Got a Boyfriend (1)
Grandma's Got a Boyfriend (2)
Grandma’s Got a Boyfriend (2)

Other editions:

UK Headline mass market paperback 16th printing
Russian hardcover
Chinese trade paperback

Last updated on June 18th, 2018