About – Dean Koontz
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About Dean

When he was a senior in college, Dean Koontz won an Atlantic Monthly fiction competition and has been writing ever since. His books are published in 38 languages and he has sold over 500 million copies to date.

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Essays
Essays
The killer finale: Nameless returns in six new short thrillers

According to an Old English saying dating back a thousand years, “A swarm of bees in May is worth a load of hay; a swarm of bees in June is worth a silver spoon.” Until discovering this verse, I didn’t realize that, just a millennium ago, bees were used as currency in England.

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FAQ
FAQ
You are one of the most prolific fiction writers of our time. What keeps you going?

In addition to the enchantment with language and storytelling, there is the fact that I wouldn’t know what the hell to do if I were not doing this. Some leisure is fine, but not an unrelieved diet of downtime. I’m also writing to ensure that our foundation–which focuses largely on organizations for the severely disabled,…

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