From #1 New York Times bestselling author Dean Koontz comes the must-read thriller of the year, perfect for readers of dark psychological suspense and modern classics of mystery and adventure.
Bibi Blair is a fierce, funny, dauntless young woman – whose doctor says she has one year to live.
She replies, ‘We’ll see.’
Her sudden recovery is a medical miracle.
An enigmatic woman convinces Bibi that she escaped death so that she can save someone else. Someone named Ashley Bell.
But who is Ashley Bell? And what exactly does she need saving from?
Bibi’s obsession with finding Ashley sends her on the run from threats both mystical and worldly, including a rich and charismatic cult leader with terrifying ambitions.
Praise for Ashley Bell:
‘A mind-bender filled with satisfying surprises’ People Magazine
Praise for The City:
‘A satisfying dish blended with a little sadness and
pips of joy that swell inside you. Delicious’ Sun
'I loved this novel. It is such a joy to read. This is more than your everyday adrenaline ride. The most gripping thing I've read in a long, long time. You sense you are reading a master still at the peak of his powers’ Matt Haig (author of The Humans)
Praise for Dean Koontz:
‘Dean Koontz is not just a master of our darkest dreams, but also a literary juggler’ The Times
‘A terrific pursuit story … clever, up-to-the-minute, and riveting’ Guardian
‘There’s surprise after surprise, including a killer finale … a read-in-one-go novel’ Independent on Sunday
‘Psychologically complex, masterly and satisfying’ The New York Times
About the author
Dean Koontz is the author of more than a dozen New York Times No. 1 bestsellers. His books have sold over 500 million copies worldwide, a figure that increases by more than 17 million copies per year, and his work is published in 38 languages.
He was born and raised in Pennsylvania and lives with his wife Gerda and their dog Anna in southern California.