THE MOONLIGHT MIND: Twelve-year-old Crispin has lived on the streets since he was nine — with only his wits and his daring to sustain him, and only his. Novellas, The Moonlit Mind by Dean Koontz Ch Over dinner, December 3, the eve of Crispin’s thirteenth birthday Amity Onawa, formerly Daisy Jean. The Moonlit Mind is an Ebook novella by Dean Koontz released to introduce his new book, 77 Shadow Street, which is due out in hardcover at.

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Once Crispin gets a glimpse of strange koonyz in the basement after his brother disappears, he plans his escape. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Besides, in the long run, counting on Uncle Sam to see you through is like expecting to find sure footing across a sea of quicksand.

Kkoontz at conclusion of novel. Koontz’ s world again and read 77 S. And for some of us, these stories and happy endings have even sustained us and given us that sliver of hope we’ve always needed. December 6, Imprint: She “lives” in a department store and she and Crispin become good friends.

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With the small bankroll and the eight gold coins that she had when she fled from that house of murder, Amity lived many months on the desn. If the landscape of your mind is too dark with fear or doubt or anger, you are blind to all truth.

Feb 04, Christy rated it it was amazing. Amity has her own past filled with evil and fear. The Door to December.

Well, kinda good at least. Unlike “Darkness under the Sun” novella which fits perfectly into the larger story of “What the Night Knows,” novel”The Moonlit Mind” is truly a stand alone story with little or no relation to “77 Shadow Street” other than geography.

Post your own or kopntz and comment on what other fans are saying. You are commenting using your WordPress. Published November 28th by Bantam first published January 1st And now here they are, friends for almost a year, and except for Harley, each of them is the other’s only confidant.


Koontz describes how Crispin and Harley were introduced and how Harley helps Crispin out by finding money. She takes nothing but food from Broderick’s, and she pays for it by organizing tables of sweaters and pants and other clothing that the day’s shoppers have left disarranged, by better cleaning places that the store’s own maintenance crews have left less than spic-and-span, and by making sure that Eleanor’s, in particular, sparkles.

Jul 08, Chris rated it really liked it Shelves: Koonlit is always on the move, never lingering in any one place long enough to risk being discovered. She has chosen this way of living not to save kpontz on rent, but in the hope of finding again the security that she knew before her family was slaughtered. In the midst of the tumultuous city, they are havens of solitude: See 1 question about The Moonlit Mind…. After six months deah sleeping in a bedroll—in parks, in church basements, under bridges—she uses a bogus but convincing driver’s license and Social Security card to rent a tiny studio apartment with a half-kitchen and a minuscule bath.

Dean, the author of many 1 New York Times bestsellers, lives in Southern California with his wife, Gerda, their golden retriever, Elsa, and the enduring spirit of their goldens, Trixie and Anna. The Ghosts of Sleath. Clever, suspenseful and imaginitive with a dose of horror thrown in that is realistic enough to give the reader a good fright. Read reviews that mention dean koontz moonlit mind shadow street love dean odd thomas short story great read quick read tale of suspense edge of your seat highly recommend well written page turner story line favorite authors another great back and forth good and evil turning the pages year old.

I rode a badass scooter named Harley -so this name was significant to me. Hints of things disturbing and strange nibble at the edges of his existence, even as dangers wholly natural and earthbound cast their shadows across his path. But the life Crispin has left behind, and is still running scared from, is an unspeakable alternative. He gets up to follow her, and she points to the wall of tall windows.

Also for the second straight year, I ended up reading them out of order. She is only fifteen, but her ID says that she’s six months short of her eighteenth birthday.


Audible book Switch back and forth between reading the Kindle book and listening to the Audible book with Whispersync for Voice. I was waiting for some kind of connection that might explain what goes on in “The Moonlit Mind”, but it never came. Share your thoughts with other customers. English Choose a language for shopping. Crispin tinkers with a set of playing cards which he believes will eventually tell his fate letting him know when he must return home to the mansion.

But he adds a few more, just for good measure: If she wipes it down with a squeegee afterward, the stall is dry only three hours later, and no one can know that she used it. Email required Address never made public. I became a fan of Dean Koontz, for a short time, back in the mid to late 90’s.

In that year, she learns many things, one of which is how to fabricate a life. I read thus novella as a bonus with the book ’77 Shadow street’, the only relation between the two books is that the two houses face each other and that’s all there is. Google [Bot] and 1 guest. A gripping tale, one I koonttz enjoyed. This site uses cookies. This is my first time reading a Koontz and I found the narrative dry and dusty. Crispin and Harley start off as really strong characters with lots of potential, but then you turn the page.

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I’ve read so much Koontz you’ll catch me grinning from time to time. You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: Within a chapter or two I pretty much knew how things would resolve, yet I kept reading it just for the joy of consuming another literary meal served by Dean Koontz. While ‘The Moonlit Mind’ is a mash up suspense-horror, it’s primarily a character driven story with spooky elements thrown in.