Dean Koontz

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  • Tick Tock By Dean Koontz

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    Tick Tock by Dean Koontz Tick Tock takes place in present day southern California. There are two main characters in this novel. Tommy Phan is a Vietnamese-American who isn’t true to his Vietnamese roots. He is 30 years old, and a successful novelist living in southern California trying to live the "American dream." He is cursed by a witch doctor and is hunted by a demon throughout the story. Tommy is helped by Deliverance "Del" Payne. She is a Young blonde that Tommy meets in a diner. She helps

  • Frankenstein: Lost Souls by Dean Koontz

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    Dean Koontz FRANENSTIEN/LOST SOULS is a fiction novel. It is published in the United States by Bantam Books, an imprint of The Random House Publishing Group, a division of Random House, Inc., New York. Copyrighted 2010 by Dean Koontz. 350 pages. Dean Koontz always gives his readers a great product, no matter what book you read, you will be entertained and the same is true about the book I read named FRANKENSTIEN/lost souls. This book is the fourth book in a five book series. The entire series is

  • Winter Moon

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    Critique of Winter Moon In Winter Moon by Dean Koontz a cloudy Los Angeles, California day is shattered when a hot Hollywood director turns a city street into a fiery abyss. A heroic police officer, Jack McGarvey, is badly wounded in the inferno and will not be able to walk for months. Little does Jack know that a series of events will lead him and his family to a ranch in Montana. On that isolated ranch they discover their destiny in a horrific encounter with a ruthless and puzzling enemy from

  • Dean Koontz's Odd Thomas

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    the environment to which they are born into? Humans are unpredictable at best, and when someone says they have humans figured out, they are proven wrong. We are creatures of habit who are never the same because of the very influences around us. In Dean Koontz’s book Odd Thomas a young man’s life is laid bare before us. The book’s protagonist is a 20 year old named Odd Thomas. Odd is fry cook at a diner, in a small town in California called Pico Mundo. His life is described as pretty normal except

  • The "War" Of Religion And Science Due To Their Similarities And Diff

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    The “War” of Religion and Science Due to Their Similarities and Differences Samantha Pavlakos Ms. Smith Period 6 English Term Paper March 13, 2000 Outline Thesis: In the book Phantoms, Dean Koontz relates the “war” between religion and science through the defeat of a supernatural being. I. Religion A. Similarities to science from the theological view B. Differences to science from the theological view 1. Why they are different from the theological view 2. How to overcome there

  • The Vision

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    The Vision by Dean Koontz Most people are skeptical about psychics and psychic powers. In the book The Vision by Dean Koontz, there arises a real convincing psychic Mary, who has visions of murders that are yet to happen. But, a new twist to the story causes Mary to see a different kind of vision. Murders more gruesome than ever. More difficult to see. Harder to pursue. All these factors cause the reader , and possibly be someone she loves? Or maybe a haunting truth about the past. The story

  • The Servants of Twilight

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    The Servants of Twilight I recently read a mystery novel called The Servants of Twilight by Dean R. Koontz. Joey Scavello, a six-year-old boy, is the main focus of the book. His mother, Christine Scavello, owns a gourmet shop in Newport Beach, California. Together, the two live in Costa Mesa, a city near Los Angeles. The Church of Twilight, headed by a supposedly psychic woman named Grace Spivey, is the main force against Joey Scavello. Charlie Harrison is a private detective who helps the Scavello

  • Prometheus And Frankenstein Essay

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    The creations from both Mary Shelley's Frankenstein and Dean Koontz's Frankenstein: Prodigal Son are created by the hand of man, and are created human, therefore subject to the same propensities as any natural-born person. In both novels, the creators overstep their bounds as 'Modern Prometheuses,' a title assigned by Frankenstein creator, Mary Shelley. Victor Frankenstein of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein and Victor Helios of Dean Koontz's Frankenstein: Prodigal Son assume that, as creators, they

  • Utilitarian Bioethics

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    values belongs rightfully to their elite group. They also believe in denying medical care to the elderly if their illness would impact the quality of their lives, even if patients believed their lives were still worth living or in fact enjoyable." (Koontz 354) Utilitarian bioethicists also believe that if a person is sick, either physically or mentally, and if their life is being a "burden" to their family members, then they have a duty to die and release the family. A burden can be defined as "emotional

  • Pets

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    Have you ever wondered how different our lives would be if it wasn’t for our furry friends? Of course non-dog owners could argue that it wouldn’t make much difference. But what if dogs are the reason why millions of people around the globe have a healthier and happier lifestyle? I know I know… “This sounds so cliché” you might say –but it’s the total truth! These little buddies encourage and motivate us to triumph over the roughest days. (Not all of them are little though. Have you ever been near