Dean Koontz bibliography

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This is a list of every fiction book written by Dean Koontz.

Novels[edit]

Black Cat Mysteries / Mike Tucker Series[edit]

Title Year Type Pages Notes
Blood Risk 1973 novel
Surrounded 1974 novel
The Wall of Masks 1975 novel

Moonlight Bay Series[edit]

Title Year Type Pages Notes
Fear Nothing 1998 novel 400
Seize the Night 1999 novel 416
Ride the Storm N/A novel (not published yet)

Odd Thomas Series[edit]

# Title Year Type Pages Notes
1 Odd Thomas 2003 novel 400
2 Forever Odd 2005 novel 400
3 Brother Odd 2006 novel 464
4 Odd Hours 2008 novel 432
4.1 Odd Interlude (novella) 2012 novella A three-part ebook. Published as a paperback in 2013.
5 Odd Apocalypse 2012 novel 368
6 Deeply Odd 2013 novel
7 Saint Odd 2014 novel to be released Dec. 9, 2014. It will be the final novel in the series.

Odd Thomas Graphic Novel Prequels[edit]

# Title Year Type Pages Notes
1 In Odd We Trust 2008 graphic novel with Queenie Chan
2 Odd Is On Our Side 2010 graphic novel with Queenie Chan
3 House of Odd 2012 graphic novel with Queenie Chan

Frankenstein Series[edit]

Title Year Type Pages Notes
Prodigal Son 2005 novel 512
City of Night 2005 novel 496
Dead and Alive 2009 novel 352
Lost Souls 2010 novel 350
The Dead Town 2011 novel 423

Standalones[edit]

Title Year Type Pages Notes
Star Quest 1968 novel 127
Fear That Man 1969 novel from 'In the Shield' (1969) and 'Where the Beast Runs' (1969)
The Fall of the Dream Machine 1969 novel
The Dark Symphony 1969 novel
Hell's Gate 1970 novel
Soft Come the Dragons 1970 collection
Dark of the Woods 1970 novel
Beastchild 1970 novel expanded from short story (1970)
Anti-Man 1970 novel expanded from 'The Mystery of His Flesh' (1970)
Demon Child 1971 novel
The Crimson Witch 1971 novel expanded from short story (1970)
Legacy of Terror 1971 novel as "Deanna Dwyer"[1]
Warlock 1972 novel
Time Thieves 1972 novel
Starblood 1972 novel expanded from 'A Third Hand' (1970)
The Flesh in the Furnace 1972 novel
A Darkness in My Soul 1972 novel expanded from 1968 short story
Chase 1972 novel as "K. R. Dwyer"[2] "extensively revised" into Strange Highways"[2]
Children of the Storm 1972 novel as "Deanna Dwyer"[1]
Dance with the Devil 1972 novel as "Deanna Dwyer"[1]
The Dark of Summer 1972 novel as "Deanna Dwyer"[1]
The Haunted Earth 1973 novel
Demon Seed 1973 novel 320 rewritten 1997
A Werewolf Among Us 1973 novel
Shattered 1973 novel 304 as "K. R. Dwyer"[2]
Hanging On 1973 novel
Strike Deep 1974 novel as "Anthony North"[1]
After The Last Race 1974 novel
Nightmare Journey 1975 novel
The Long Sleep 1975 novel as "John Hill"[2]
Dragonfly 1975 novel 244 as "K. R. Dwyer"[1]
Invasion 1975 novel 190 as "Aaron Wolfe",[1] revised and rereleased as Winter Moon in 1994
Prison of Ice 1976 novel 408 as "David Axton"[2]
Night Chills 1976 novel 384
The Face of Fear 1977 novel 320 as "Brian Coffey"[2] and as "K. R. Dwyer"[1]
The Vision 1977 novel 368
The Key to Midnight 1979 novel 419 as "Leigh Nichols"[2]
The Funhouse 1980 novel 336 as "Owen West"[2]
Whispers 1980 novel 502
The Voice of the Night 1980 novel 352 as "Brian Coffey"[2]
The Eyes of Darkness 1981 novel 352 as "Leigh Nichols"[1]
The Mask 1981 novel 336 as "Owen West"[1]
The House of Thunder 1982 novel 432 as "Leigh Nichols"[1]
Phantoms 1983 novel 448
Darkfall 1984 novel 384 originally as Darkness Comes
Twilight 1984 novel 592 as "Leigh Nichols"[1] also as The Servants of Twilight
Twilight Eyes 1985 novel 416 much expanded 1987 as Twilight Eyes, this first version becomes the first half of the 1987 revision
The Door to December 1985 novel 416 as "Richard Paige"[2] also as by "Leigh Nichols"[2]
Strangers 1986 novel 526
Watchers 1987 novel 406
Shadow Fires 1987 novel as "Leigh Nichols"[1]
Lightning 1988 novel 351 reprinted in 2003 with an author's afterword
Oddkins: A Fable for All Ages 1988 novel
Midnight 1989 novel 480
The Bad Place 1991 novel 417
Cold Fire 1992 novel 448
Hideaway 1992 novel 416
Dragon Tears 1993 novel 432
Mr. Murder 1993 novel 496
Winter Moon 1994 novel 480 rewritten from Invasion
Dark Rivers of the Heart 1994 novel 487
Icebound 1995 novel 408 revised from Prison of Ice.
Strange Highways 1995 short stories revised 1995; includes "extensively revised" version of Chase"[2]
Intensity 1995 novel 448
Ticktock 1996 novel 335
Sole Survivor 1997 novel 436
False Memory 1999 novel 784
From the Corner of His Eye 2000 novel 768
One Door Away from Heaven 2001 novel 720
By the Light of the Moon 2002 novel 496
The Face 2003 novel 608
The Taking 2004 novel 448
Life Expectancy 2004 novel 496
Velocity 2005 novel 496
The Husband 2006 novel 416
The Good Guy 2007 novel 400
The Darkest Evening of the Year 2007 novel 368
Your Heart Belongs to Me 2008 novel 352
Relentless 2009 novel 368
Breathless 2009 novel 352
Darkness Under the Sun (novella) 2010 novella 60
What the Night Knows 2010 novel 464
The Moonlit Mind (novella) 2011 novella 102
77 Shadow Street 2011 novel 451
Wilderness 2013 novella 30
''Innocence'' 2013 novel 352
The Neighbor 2014 novella 32
The City 2014 novel 416 To be released July 1, 2014
Secret Forest TBD novel 352 A new trilogy

Essays and introductions[edit]

  1. "Of Childhood" (Reflector, 1966)
  2. "Ibsen's Dream" (Reflector, 1966)
  3. Introduction to Great Escapes: New Designs for Home Theaters by Theo Kalomirakis (October 15, 2003)
  4. Foreword to Love Heels: Tales from Canine Companions for Independence (October 1, 2003)
  5. Foreword to A Rat Is a Pig Is a Dog Is a Boy: The Human Cost of the Animal Rights Movement by Wesley J. Smith (April, 2009)

Short fiction[edit]

(The stories up to "Where No One Fell" first appeared in "The Reflector", a magazine issued by Shippensburg University, Pa., when Koontz was a student)

  1. "This Fence" (1965)
  2. "The Kittens" (1965) (later revised [1966] as "Kittens") in Strange Highways
  3. "Of Childhood" (1965)
  4. "A Miracle is Anything" (1966)
  5. "Cloistered Walls" (1966)
  6. "Flesh" (1966)
  7. "For a Breath I Tarry" (1966)
  8. "Hey, Good Christian" (1966)
  9. "Holes" (1966)
  10. "It" (1966)
  11. "I've Met One" (1966)
  12. "Mold in the Jungle" (1966)
  13. "Sam: the Adventurous Exciting Well-traveled Man" (1966)
  14. "Some Disputed Barricade" (1966)
  15. "Something About This City" (1966)
  16. "The Rats Run" (1966)
  17. "The Standard Unusual" (1966)
  18. "Where No One Fell" (1967)
  19. "Soft Come the Dragons" (1967) rp in Soft Come the Dragons
  20. "To Behold the Sun" (1967) rp in Soft Come the Dragons
  21. "Little Goody Two-Shoes Chapter One" (1967; in "SF Opinion #4" (Dean Koontz fanzine))
  22. "Little Goody Two-Shoes Chapter Two" (1967; in "SF Opinion #5" (Dean Koontz fanzine))
  23. "Love 2005" (1968)
  24. "A Darkness in My Soul" (1968) rp in Soft Come the Dragons. Expanded into A Darkness in My Soul
  25. "The Psychedelic Children" (1968) rp in Soft Come the Dragons
  26. "The Twelfth Bed" (1968) rp in Soft Come the Dragons
  27. "Dreambird" (1968)
  28. "Glunk" (1969; in "SF Opinion #7" (Dean Koontz fanzine, special Vaughn Bode issue)); based on Bode's comic strip "Junkwaffel"
  29. "Little Goody Two-Shoes Chapter Three" (1969; in "SF Opinion #7" (Dean Koontz fanzine))
  30. "Whoop, the Dead Gerkle" (1969; in "SF Opinion #7" (Dean Koontz fanzine)
  31. "In the Shield" (1969) combined with "Where the Beast Runs" as Fear That Man
  32. "Temple of Sorrow" (1969)
  33. "Killerbot!" (1969)[3] rp in Soft Come the Dragons as "A Season for Freedom". Revised and re-issued in 1977.
  34. "The Face in His Belly" Part One (1969)
  35. "Where the Beast Runs" (1969) combined with "In the Shield" as Fear That Man
  36. "Dragon In the Land" (1969) in Soft Come the Dragons
  37. "The Face in His Belly" Part Two (1969)
  38. "Muse" (1969) [a "Leonard Chris" story]
  39. "A Third Hand" (1970) rp in Soft Come the Dragons. Expanded as Starblood.
  40. "The Good Ship Lookoutworld" (1970)
  41. "Unseen Warriors" (1970)
  42. "The Mystery of His Flesh" (1970) expanded as Anti-Man
  43. "Beastchild" (1970) expanded as Beastchild
  44. "The Crimson Witch" (1970) slightly expanded as The Crimson Witch
  45. "Shambolain" (1970)
  46. "Nightmare Gang" (1970)
  47. "Emanations" (1970)
  48. "Bruno" (1971) [a Jake Ash story] revised rp in Strange Highways
  49. "The Terrible Weapon" (1972)
  50. "Cosmic Sin" (1972)[a Jake Ash story]
  51. "Altarboy" (1972)
  52. "Ollie's Hands" (1972) {revised and re-issued in 1987} rp in Strange Highways
  53. "A Mouse in the Walls of the Global Village" (1972; in Again, Dangerous Visions; in the original Afterword, Koontz mentions having written Hung,"set in the hippie subculture of a small university",[4] which tried to show that Marshall McLuhan's concept of the global village was "on the right track" and that"our world was already being compressed"; his novel, The Fall of the Dream Machine, and stories, 'A Dragon in the Land', and 'A Mouse..' were extrapolations of the concept.
  54. "Grayworld" (1973) expanded as The Long Sleep as by John Hill
  55. "The Sinless Child" (1973)
  56. "Wake Up To Thunder" (1973)
  57. "Terra Phobia" (1973)
  58. "The Undercity" (1973)
  59. "We Three" (1974) revised rp in Strange Highways
  60. "Night of the Storm" (1974) {re-issued as a graphic novel in 1976} revised in Strange Highways
  61. "Down in the Darkness" (1986) rp in Strange Highways
  62. "Weird World" (1986)
  63. "Snatcher" (1986) rp in Strange Highways
  64. "The Monitors of Providence {collaboration}" (1986)
  65. "The Black Pumpkin" (1986) rp in Strange Highways
  66. "The Interrogation" (1987)
  67. "Hardshell" (1987) revised rp in Strange Highways
  68. "Miss Attila the Hun" (1987) rp in Strange Highways
  69. "Twilight of the Dawn" (1987) rp in Strange Highways
  70. "Graveyard Highway" (1987)
  71. "Trapped" (1989) {re-issued as a graphic novel in 1992} rp in Strange Highways
  72. "Strange Highways" (1995) short story that appears in the collection Strange Highways
  73. "Santa's Twin" (1996)
  74. "Pinkie" (1998)
  75. "Black River" (1999)
  76. "The Moonlit Mind" (2011)[5]

Non-fiction[edit]

  1. "How to Write Best Selling Fiction" (1981)
  2. "Writing Popular Fiction" (1972)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m "All Books". deankoontz.com. Retrieved January 2, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l "Facts for Collectors". deankoontz.com. Retrieved December 14, 2012. 
  3. ^ Killerbot! title listing at the Internet Speculative Fiction Database
  4. ^ "Contents Lists". Retrieved January 4, 2013. 
  5. ^ The Moonlit Mind title listing at the Internet Speculative Fiction Database