Dean Koontz has surpassed his longtime reputation as Americas most popular suspense novelist(Rolling Stone) to become one of the most celebrated and successful writers of our time.
Author of one #1 New York Times bestseller after another, Koontz is at the pinnacle of his powers, spinning mysteries and miracles, enthralling tales that speak directly to todays readers, balm for the heart and fire for the mind.
In this stunning new novel, he delivers a tour de force of dark suspense and brilliant revelation that has all the Koontz trademarks: adventure, chills, riddles, humor, heartbreak, an unforgettable cast of characters, and a climax that will leave you clamoring for more.Dylan OConnor is a gifted young artist just trying to do the right thing in life.
Hes on his way to an arts festival in Santa Fe when he stops to get a room for himself and his twenty-year-old autistic brother, Shep.
But in a nightmarish instant, Dylan is attacked by a mysterious doctor, injected with a strange substance, and told that he is now a carrier of something that will either kill him...or transform his life in the most remarkable way.
Then he is told that he must flee--before the doctors enemies hunt him down for the secret circulating through his body.
No one can help him, the doctor says, not even the police.Stunned, disbelieving, Dylan is turned loose to run for his life...and straight into an adventure that will turn the next twenty-four hours into an odyssey of terror, mystery--and wondrous discovery.
It is a journey that begins when Dylan and Sheps path intersects with that of Jillian Jackson.
Perhaps the answer lies in the eerie, enigmatic messages that Shep, with precious time running out, begins to repeat, about an entity who does his work by the light of the moon.By the Light of the Moon is a novel of heart-stopping suspense and transcendent beauty, of how evil can destroy us and love can redeem us--a masterwork of the imagination in which the surprises come page after page and the spell of sublime storytelling triumphs throughout.From the Hardcover edition.