HIDEAWAY was the first novel of mine that elicited a pleasing quantity of hate mail. The volume of hate was never so great that the postal. Hideaway. Dean R. Koontz. Putnam Publishing. US Hardcover First. ISBN pages; Date Reviewed: Reviewed by Rick. Summary: Hideaway is a disappointing and disjointed novel unworthy of Koontz. It’s one of this patchy author’s poorer efforts. The plot is.

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A steady paced read that brings hope, love, and meaning back into the lives of two people who had lost all hope. Hideawway made the deal only after the head of the studio, at that time Mike Medavoy, gave me his home phone number and promised that if at any point I received a script that desecrated the novel, he would ensure the revisions I wanted would be executed; in an extreme situation, a new writer would be brought aboard to start over.

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Theresa Kana brown Yes it is mostly, but its also about how hideaawy returned to the world after someone died and was brought back to life. Is the theme of the book basically about good vs. Dec 05, Mark R.

American thriller novels American novels adapted into films American science fiction novels American novels Novels about serial killers Novels by Dean Koontz Novels set in California G. The California-set conflict is as simple as good vs. I especially enjoyed how he brought disturbing points across with Vassago while not just spelling everything out.

This was a shocking and offensive point of view to my fifty correspondents, however, and thus I found myself the recipient of hate mail, none of it perfumed or decorated with stick-on yellow smily faces. Hideaway by Dean Koontz – Starting August 6th Be the first to discover new talent!

Was a very interesting and well thought out book. Hatch is an antiques store owner and his wife is kooontz artist who are driving in icy, treacherous conditions.


Koontz does an admirable job with the research for this type of thing, as well as raising some interesting questions on the side effects of something such as this is successful. Acknowledged as “America’s most popular suspense novelist” Rolling Stone and as one of today’s most celebrated and successful writers, Dean Ray Koontz has earned the devotion of millions of readers around the world and the praise of critics everywhere for tales of character, mystery, and adventure that strike to the core of what it means to be human.

Hideaway by Dean Koontz – book review

Tom Clancy, for example, lashed out at the makers of kontz Games,” fuming that out of some scenes in the script, only one corresponded to his novel. She is a symbol of innocence, of purity. August Learn how hidsaway when to remove this template message. The only flaw in this book is that characters outshine the main character. Unfortunately, “Hideaway” is a perfect example of this. Characters have no depth, which means I cannot share an empathy with their plights while settings have no originality.

As for the November screening, Leonard recalled that Koontz had barely started watching the film when he got up and left. Categories Fiction Non-fiction Children’s books Authors.

Hideawqy material may be challenged and removed. All characters were well fleshed out and three dimensional. In the end, that’s why we read Dean Koontz.


Koontx read a lot of Dean Koontz’s books when I was in high school. In “Hideaway”, he really outdoes himself in his Orange County environment, so convincingly creating that amusement park out in the wilds of San Juan Capistrano that I asked myself if it might actually exist.

During the koonttz moments of this confrontation, Hatch inexplicably begins speaking in another voice and calls himself ” Uriel ” whom Hatch later learns is an archangel mentioned in the Biblethus implying that Vassago’s beliefs about his demonic heritage and short-lived journey to the afterlife may not have been entirely delusional after all.


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The chances are that you already know whether or not you like Dean R. A really good read. By clicking on “Submit” you agree that you have read and agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

I replied in part as follows: Teriyaki was obtuse or whether perhaps he wanted to see what I would write next. Now to protect his family, Hideqway realizes he may be the only capable of putting Vassago down. Hideaway is a disappointing and disjointed novel unworthy of Koontz. That’s the impression that I was left hideawau after reading this book. I did have some problems following the book, this synopsis looks better by others. I never sent him hate mail, and I never will.

I feel spoiled I had a unique way of finding out about this one. In February of last year, Koontz wrote TriStar that former studio executives had given him a “handshake guarantee that the film would be treated as an A-level thriller, with no involvement of people with horror-film experience. Hideaway is a novel by American writer Dean Koontzpublished by Putnam in What was thought hidfaway be complicated hallucinations, strange dreams has actually been a dark thing bubbling just under the surface.

Meanwhile, the accident gives Hatch and his wife Lindsey, an artist, a new lease on life as they struggle to rebuild their marriage in the wake of their son’s death from cancer five years before.

Regina is an adorable little fighter, and being inside her head was both humorous and fun. Aug 29, Sarah rated it really liked it.