The Silent Corner
A dazzling new series debuts with a remarkable heroine certain to become a new icon of suspense, propelled by the singular narrative genius of #1 New York Times bestselling author Dean Koontz.

I very much need to be dead.

These are the chilling words left behind by a man who had everything to live for but took his own life. In the aftermath, his widow, Jane Hawk, does what all her grief, fear, and fury demands: find the truth, no matter what.
People of talent and accomplishment, people admired and happy and sound of mind, have been committing suicide in surprising numbers. When Jane seeks to learn why, she becomes the most-wanted fugitive in America. Her powerful enemies are protecting a secret so important so terrifying that they will exterminate anyone in their way.
But all their power and viciousness may not be enough to stop a woman as clever as they are cold-blooded, as relentless as they are ruthless and who is driven by a righteous rage they can never comprehend. Because it is born of love.

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  • Grace
    Jun 26, 2017


    Very disappointed, one of my favorite writers is Dean Koontz. This book just did not catch my interest at all. ...

  • Chandra Claypool (wherethereadergrows)
    Jun 19, 2017

    Chandra Claypool (wherethereadergrows)

    Anyone who knows me, knows of my love for Dean Koontz. I started reading him when I was 8 years old. Although I haven't read him recently, my two absolute favorite books are the ones that veer a little away from the horror genre into something different - such as Watchers and Lightning...

  • Paromjit
    Jun 15, 2017


    This thrilling new series from Dean Koontz gets off to a flying start. Things are going well for Jane Hawks when out of the blue her husband commits suicide. A reeling and griefstricken Jane is on leave from the FBI when she decides she is going to look into this, taking the precaution...

  • i fall in love book blog
    Jun 15, 2017

    i fall in love book blog

    My first Dean Koontz was a success! I've always been curious about his writing, but believed he would be too scary. I'm not a horror reader, and I have no desire to be. But I couldn't help but want to see why he was such a popular author. I ran across The Silent Corner on NetGalley and...

  • Beth
    Jun 10, 2017


    Action-packed, with a unique premise. Perfect for anyone who enjoys technology-based thrillers. Main character could use a bit more development in future installments so that the reader is better able to connect with/feel for her. Looking forward to seeing how her story unfolds. ...

  • Maggie
    Jun 6, 2017


    Scrappymags 3-word review: One bad-ass thrill-ride (cheatin’ with the hyphens again)Genre: Thriller/somewhat Mystery, in the vein of Lee Child’s Jack Reacher series and the Will Robie series by David Baldacci. But with a kick-ass female protagonist! (Yes!!!!)Shortest summary ...

  • Kathleen
    Jun 5, 2017


    Despite a promising description, I was not really dazzled by The Silent Corner. There are a few things you should maybe know before you decide if you should take my word on this one:1. This is my first Dean Koontz book (I think). If I have read him before, it was a long time ago and I ...

  • JanB
    Jun 2, 2017


    3.5 stars, just missing 4 stars due to a slow moving plot in the first half.I’m a long-time fan of Koontz, having read and enjoyed nearly everything he’s written. This thriller is the start of a new series featuring Jane Hawk, and is a departure from his typical horror/supern...

  • Janet
    Jun 2, 2017


    This Silent Corner, by Dean Koontz, is the start of a new thriller series - featuring Jane Hawk- and is an interesting departure from his typical horror/supernatural genre. This was a 4 out of 5 stars read for me.Jane Hawk is a strong female character, and Koontz outdid himself in her ...

  • Karen
    May 27, 2017


    I received this ARC from in exchange for a review. FBI Agent Jane Hawks is sure someone is killing people and making it look like suicide, including her husband. Now she must find and prove the truth before they find her.I didn't like this book too much and was mostly bor...