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Beyond the Cover with Special Guest #1 NYT Bestselling Author Dean Koontz

February 10, 2020

What more can you say about Dean Koontz? He’s one of the most prolific writers ever, and one of the most popular writers of the 20th and 21st Century. Dean has done almost everything a writer can do, but late in his career he decided it was time to do something different. Signing with Amazon for a novella series, that includes six stories that all roll together called “Nameless”. Amazon Prime members will get the books for FREE! Yep, you heard that right, FREE for Prime Members. We were lucky enough to be invited to Dean’s house and have a great three hour conversation with him. You will hear the the hour long interview we had with Dean, sitting in his office. The “Nameless” series consists of these six books: IN THE HEART OF THE FIRE, PHOTOGRAPHING THE DEAD, THE PRAYING MANTIS BRIDE, RED RAIN, THE MERCY OF SNAKES and MEMORIES OF TOMORROW.

Source: LaunchpadDM


February 10, 2020

This is all over Twitter. I give up, I can’t not post this…

The wait is nearly over

February 8, 2020

After nearly nine years, my lettered copy of Screamplays is on its way!

What’s New & Updated February 3, 2020

February 3, 2020

Well, the site was stable this week with just some minor bug squashing going on. If you see any PHP errors on a page, please drop me a line and we’ll get them dealt with ASAP. So, without further ado, here’s some new content for you.

Mean Book Club: Relentless by Dean Koontz

January 30, 2020

Listen to “Relentless by Dean Koontz” on Spreaker.

Electric Supply Station: Winter Moon original score inspired by the Dean R Koontz novel

January 28, 2020

What’s New & Updated January 27, 2020

January 27, 2020

Well this has been a week. Short version, as some of you may have read on Facebook and Twitter, is that I had to change hosts for this site and there were some major issues as a result basically taking the site completely down.

But, thanks to the wonderful folks @ Deena Warner Design, the site’s mostly back up. There’s a few errors on the back end, but you shouldn’t notice those and I should be back to adding information in the next few days.

Thanks for your continued support!

What’s New & Updated January 20, 2020

January 20, 2020

Ok folks, I’ve finally started digging into the fanzine content in earnest. This stuff is complicated on many levels. First off, Dean says that most of this content, without being specific about which content, isn’t actually by him. I’ve included his comments on the matter wherever appropriate. Second, I’ve listed relevant details and cross-references where I can which can force me to create other holding pages just to make the cross-reference work. Third, the letters. Ugh the letters. ‘Nuff said for now. Fourth, I’ve needed to add two whole new categories to the site: Art and Publisher. The former you can check out now, the latter will have to wait as I get further along. Just consider the placeholder page a massive tease for now.

Whats New & Updated January 13, 2020

January 13, 2020

Just the one item this week as I’ve been focusing on some other writing assignments and organizing the fanzines as most of them still need to be added to the site. I’m hoping to get to those soon.

Whats New & Updated January 6, 2020

January 6, 2020

Those Facebook memes about not knowing what day it was for the past two weeks due to the holidays… Yeah, that was totally me this past week.

  • “Dean Koontz is Anything but ‘Nameless'” to Appendix B
  • Cleaned up some image alignment issues on Appendix G

New Interview in December 2019 issue of Suspense Magazine

January 3, 2020

Suspense Magazine’s Best of 2019 Issue contains a new interview with Dean mostly around the release of Nameless. Check out the full issue on the Suspense Magazine web site. (It starts on page 105.)

Whats New & Updated December 31, 2019

December 31, 2019

A day late and not much. But hey, I warned you last week. Happy new year everyone!

  • H.P. Lovecraft Against the World, Against Life by Michel Houellebecq to Appendix G
  • Jeffrey Jones: The Definitive Reference update info on the Dark of the Woods page
  • One Door Away From Heaven, statement from Dean on previous film option
  • Science Fiction Collector #1 to the Star Quest page

The Night Window paperback release date

December 26, 2019

Night Window PPPK Amazon

Amazon has listed 25 February 2020 as release date for the (what I assume to be) premium paperback edition of The Night Window.

Whats New & Updated December 23, 2019

December 23, 2019

This week looks to have been Appendix week with a whole bunch of added ephemera content and additional images. Not sure how much I’ll get done over the next two weeks with the holidays, but I am taking some time off from the day job around New Year so let’s see what happens.

  • Children’s Hospital Seasons 6 & 7 cover image to Appendix G
  • Cyclonopedia: Complicity with Anonymous Materials by Reza Negarestani to Appendix B
  • Dean Koontz a Writer’s Biography UK TPBK cover to Appendix A
  • Dean Koontz’s Terror Tales to Appendix F
  • Family Guy Volume One cover image to Appendix B
  • Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 15 cover image to Appendix F
  • Robot Chicken Season 4 cover image to Appendix B
  • Transformations and Science Fiction Rebels by Mike Ashley to Appendix G
  • Who’s Who in Science Fiction by Brian Ash cover images to Appendix G
  • Wondercon 2013 Program cover image to Appendix G
  • World Horror Convention 2013 Souvenir Book cover image to Appendix G

Meet the Thriller Author #86: Dean Koontz

December 21, 2019

A podcast from 12 November 2019. Not embed-able so you’ll need to head on over to the MTTA site to give it a listen.

Devoted is not Jane Hawk #6

December 21, 2019

Not sure which edition’s cover this is supposed to be but the link points to an page that lists this as “Jane Hawk 6” which it is not. More details as I discover them.

We all just bought Dean a very nice new $11.6 million house

December 21, 2019

Source: Dirt

Checkout out details and more photos via these articles:

Honest Trailers | It Chapter Two

December 16, 2019

Wait for it…

How Dean Koontz Proved Anyone Can Be a Bestseller

December 16, 2019

How did Dean Koontz sell 450 millions books? Hard work? Luck? Innate skill? Today we’ll take a look at his long road to becoming one of the world’s best selling authors.

Dean Koontz’s Terror Tales

December 16, 2019