Bestselling author Cullen "Cubby" Greenwich, having survived a traumatic experience as a child, considers himself a lucky man. He's married to the love of his life, has a six-year-old son who's a genius, and a dog named Lassie Cubby suspects may have supernatural abilities. When Cubby's latest novel is given a scorching review by acclaimed reviewer Shearman Waxx, everyone advises Cubby to let it go. But Cubby's curious about the man whose review is filled with misstated facts about his book. Cubby manages to lunch where the reviewer has a reservation, and from that point on, finds himself and his family targeted by Waxx, inexplicably intent on ending their lives. After researching Waxx and learning other authors and their families have met torturous demise at the hands of Waxx and his minions, Cubby and his family flee from a demented sociopath who is relentless in his efforts to find them.
Koontz excels at providing exciting thrillers involving wholesome, very likeable characters pursued by evil. This book is reminiscent of Koontz's earlier works, filled with breath-taking suspense and gripping scenes. Characterization is in-depth and revealing, and the plot fast-paced and intriguing.
Somehow in my years of reading hundreds of mystery books, I had neglected to read a Dean Koontz novel. Perhaps my love for my favorite who-dunnit heroine, Kinsey Malone, had steered me away from dabbling in new authors. Recently though, I picked up “Relentless” and found myself thoroughly enjoying and respecting yet another mystery novelist. In this tome, Koontz give us a small cast of likable and quirky characters. The main character, Cubby Greenwich is an … more
Christy Tillery French (christytilleryfrench)
Award-winning, internationally published author of: Chasing Horses, Wayne's Dead, Chasing Demons, Chasing Secrets and The Bodyguard series: The Bodyguard, The Bodyguard and the Show Dog, The Bodyguard … more
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