Tommy Phan is a successful detective novelist living the American dream in Southern California. One evening he comes home to find a small rag doll on his. Ticktock: A Novel [Dean Koontz] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Tommy Phan is a successful detective novelist living the American. TickTock by Dean Koontz – book cover, description, publication history.

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Koontz is a master of doing just this. There’s an interesting “Note to the reader” at the end of the book that says that he had previously written several very heavy, dark stories to this one and he felt the need to lighten the mood, both for himself and for his readers, which produced this book.

Really again with the dog thing Koontz?

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But just the same, there is a bit of magic, a few wild car rides, and a trip to Las Vegas. My first Dean Koontz book, and what an introduction! The title implies something to do with a ticking clock or computer countdown. Please consider expanding the lead to provide an accessible overview of all important aspects of the article.

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The ending is great and fantastic. Anyway, reading the cover caught my interest and I decided to read it before handing it over.


Jimmy Tock comes into the world on the very night his grandfather leaves it. Hence my paranoia because the thing comes to life and then spends the rest of the night trying to kill him, which it must do before dawn.

An offbeat, silly, fun read!

Mainly because of my enduring love for Carey Grant. Rean goes from scary to ridiculous with the majority of the second half of the book being stupid conversation that I imagine Koontz thought was witty and hilarious and the “creature” ends up being a big joke by the end. This book is one of his earlier works and harkens back to the way he did write novels. I kept reading and enjoyed hick parts of the book.

Too much happens too soon. 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 spirit of their goldens, Trixie and Anna. Critical comment is generally positive. Thriller novels American novels Novels by Dean Koontz.

Quick, fun, ideal for travel. To all the dog lovers reading this.

One evening he comes home to find a small rag doll on his doorstep. Paul Michael is the narrator, and he did a pretty good variation of many male and female Vietnamese accents, pretty well. Before long, Tommy is forced to flee an adversary that becomes larger, ever more formidable and seemingly indestructible. Tommy Phan is a successful detective novelist living the American dream in Southern California.


Ticktock : A chilling thriller of predator and prey

Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. This book offends me greatly. I love submarine adventures and to me, this numbers with the best of them. Get access to the Member Daily Deal. Fear Nothing Moonlight Bay By: My favorite character in this book had to be the doll because it was tiick funny with things that it did and it made me laugh a lot. He manages to evade going over for dinner and in a fit of rebellion he orders two cheeseburgers at a local diner.

The deadline is dawn. Description When Tommy Phan discovers a mysterious rag doll on his doorstep one day, he’s curious but kokntz to dismiss it.