The Eyes of Darkness is the inspiring story of Danny’s mother, who struggled to overcome her grief and get on with her life. It was a mystery she could not escape. An obsession that led her from the bright lights of Las Vegas to the cold shadows of the High Sierras. But soon, what began as a simple life-after-death investigation became far more than she could handle.
When Danny’s father, a doctor and single dad, is brutally murdered in a downtown Las Vegas parking garage, Danny is just an innocent victim at nine. His mother is brutally afflicted by grief, becoming an alcoholic. Little Danny becomes an orphan. But television shows like ‘In Search Of’ offer hope for him to connect with the world around him through the mysterious Eyes of Darkness.
Blurring the line between fact and fiction, The Eyes of Darkness follows the story of a mother’s obsession with her son’s death in a car accident. Over one year later, she is haunted by disturbing visions, and the truth about the accident comes to light. An unforgettable story of intrigue, suspense, and deception from award-winning author Dean Koontz; read on for an excerpt from this remarkable literary thriller today.
When little Danny’s mother reunites with her estranged lover, Dwayne Little, she learns he has a dark secret. She will soon know this secret as well. The eyes are one of the first things hunted down when someone is targeted for death; they offer a window into a person’s soul. By this measure, Dean Koontz’s The Eyes of Darkness is among his best novels.
About The Eyes of Darkness Book
A year after little Danny’s death, his mother swore she saw him in a stranger’s car… It was a mystery she could not escape. An obsession that would lead her from the bright lights of Las Vegas to the cold shadows of the High Sierras. A terrible secret seen only by… The Eyes Of Darkness.
In this terrifying novel from New York Times bestselling author Dean Koontz, a year after the death of her son Danny, Jack Caffrey’s mother starts receiving disturbing phone calls. When she encounters the man who looks exactly like Danny and is driving his car, she knows that he and the things in this world are the same: an evil entity as powerful as it is malevolent.
An impossible task becomes a reality. A secret only a mother should know. The Eyes of Darkness is one of Dean Koontz’s most potent and chilling novels, a singular masterpiece that explores the darkest depths of the human mind.