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Ticktock : A chilling thriller of predator and prey
Sometimes humorous, sometimes shocking, but always riveting. All that’s missing from this story is Elvis. He had a great character in sean story, but I would have liked to see him become a stronger character. Something terrifying emerges from the pristine white cloth, something that will follow Tommy wherever he goes.
LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices. At one point she stole a car, saying one minute she hotwired it, and tjck next that the key was in the ignition. Quick, fun, ideal for travel. Tommy Phan is a Vietnamese-American who wants nothing more than to be as American as possible, to the great dismay of his mother.
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Though the story takes place all in about 18 hours, the count down isn’t shown on clock, computer, or really even a watch. They want to kill him. Dean Koontz, the author of many 1 New York Times bestsellers, lives in Southern California with his wife, Gerda, their golden retriever, Elsa, and the enduring spirits of their goldens, Trixie and Anna.
Thanks for telling us about the problem. This page was last edited on 23 Februaryat Mainly because of my enduring love for Carey Grant. His existence is under siege as a series of terrifying, enigmatic “messages” breaches the security systems of his Bel Air estate. View all 11 comments. And they discover that one of them is an assassin with a mission of his own. Tommy Phan is a successful detective novelist living the American dream in Southern California.
You may or may not like it, but does it hurt to give it a try? Ticktock by Dean Koontz. Romance readers would most likely be put off by the violence. Crime reporter Joe Carpenter lost his wife and two daughters in the crash of Flight I read it at breakneck speed because it was so riveting.
TickTock by Dean Koontz
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I liked the book. Swap it for free. I see the weaknesses now in the re-read though and gave this four stars.
Halstead met my every expectation and surpassed them for what my inner monologue would contain He was clinically dead after the accident – but was miraculously revived. Now they are hopelessly marooned on an iceberg during a violent winter storm. Sean have until dawn to ticj the demon. The mixing of the two just didn’t sit well with me, that’s not what I was after when I decided to read this book. Product details Mass Market Paperback: This book kept me reading because I wanted to know what would happen to Tommy and if he todk survive the evil doll trying to kill him.
Once home, he finds a Rag doll on his front steps, along with a note, written in Vietnamese, which he knew when he was a child but has forgotten in his quest to be a true American. This was a pretty weird story and takes an interesting turn.
Tuck more Read less. Sep 20, Annette rated it really liked it Shelves: But of course all writers usually lead back to their old stuff anyways. I kept reading and enjoyed other parts of the book.
There is nothing like a good campy B horror movie! And one solitary man begins koonta desperate battle against something unknown – and unknowable. I wish the whole book kept me as enthralled as the beginning and the end of the book.
I did enjoy reading Ticktock overall but the ending was horrible. I still have the physical copy in my library. When I finished this, I wanted to walk up to Tcok Koontz, wave the book in his face and ask “What the heck was that all about?
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