By Dean Koontz
Extraordinary Interlude, Dean Koontz's long island occasions bestselling three-part electronic series--now in a single quantity for the 1st time
THERE'S ROOM on the resort. yet chances are you'll now not GET OUT.
Nestled on a lonely stretch alongside the Pacific coast, old fashioned roadside outpost concord nook bargains every thing a weary tourist needs--a comfortable diner, a convenient carrier station, a cluster of cottages . . . and the concord kin domicile presiding over all of it. but if unusual Thomas and corporate cease to spend the evening, they realize that there's extra to this secluded haven than meets the eye--and that among lifestyles and demise, there's something extra scary than either.
Includes a preview of the following novel within the ordinary Thomas sequence: Deeply atypical!
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EVERYONE, Dave. ’ Dave lost it for a quick second, snarling the last words before he remembered the soldier’s presence. He felt his fists bunching and nearly attacked again, just like the first time Monty had appeared. He reeled it in though and after a quick look confirmed that the soldier was enjoying the show immensely, shoved his hands into his pockets and started off toward the stairwell. ’ Monty’s voice abruptly rose to a roar and Dave instantly felt his gut clench. In a second he was transported back to the blue-stone room as Monty brandished the glittering blade.
Gone. Stop it! Dave lightly tapped his head on the glass. Not hard enough to wake anyone but with enough force to clear his thoughts. The sun was starting to rise. A faint glow permeated the dense layer of smoke that hung over the city. It barely made any difference. Darkness was a thing of the past in Melbourne’s CBD. Obliterated by the spotlights that burned 24/7 around the buildings. Night time was only signified within by the banks of fluorescents being extinguished. There wasn’t any real darkness though.
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Odd Interlude by Dean Koontz