Martin Stillwater has a vivid imagination. It charms his loving wife, delights his two little daughters, and gives him all the inspiration he needs to write his highly successful mystery novels. But maybe Martinâ€™s imagination is a bit too vividâ€¦ One rainy afternoon, a terrifying incident makes him question his grip on reality. A stranger breaks into his house, accusing Martin of stealing his wife, his childrenâ€”and his life. Claiming to be the real Martin Stillwater, the intruder threatens to take what is rightfully his. The police think heâ€™s a figment of Martinâ€™s imagination. But Martin and his family have no choice but to believe the strangerâ€™s threat. And run for their lives.But wherever they goâ€”wherever they hideâ€”he finds themâ€¦
Author Dean Koontz was born in Everett Pennsylvania in 1945. He has used various Pen names such as, Aaron Wolfe, Brian Coffey, David Axton, Deanna Dwyer, John Hill, K.R. Dwyer, Leigh Nichols, Anthony North, Owen West and Richard Paige. His accomplished occupations include novelist, short story writer, screenwriter and poet. Most people were not aware of his many Pen names and various talents in literature besides novelist. Koontz genres of choice are suspense, horror and science fiction thrillers. He has had 14 hardcovers and 14 paperbacks making it to #1 on the New York Times bestsellers list. According to the Dean Kootnz official website, he has sold more than 450 million copies of his books.
A little known fact about Dean Koontz is that he had hair transplantation in the late intos. Many of his novels are set in or around Orange County, California where he lives with his wife Gerda, in Newport Coast in an estate named Pelican Hills. His reported annual salary is $25 million.1990