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Publisher's Summary

Deepest night, Montana....
An eerie light proclaims the arrival of a mysterious watcher in the woods. And one solitary man begins a desperate battle against something unknown - and unknowable.

Broad daylight, Los Angeles....
An ordinary morning erupts in cataclysmic violence. A young family is shattered in a heartbeat.

Fate will lead this family to an isolated Montana ranch, but their sanctuary will become their worst nightmare. For there they will face a chillingly ruthless enemy, from which no one - living or dead - is safe.

©1994 Dean R. Koontz (P)2007 Brilliance Audio, all rights reserved.

Critic Reviews

"[A] gripping parable about the real cost of "getting away from it all." ( Publishers Weekly)
"Christopher Lane's pace perfectly captures the acute, restless fear that eventually encompasses all the characters." ( AudioFile)

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GREAT STORY

This one has aliens, dogs, fires, and winter in Montana. He must like Montana, several stories are set there. It is a good story with a few twists and turns. But then Koontz is very good at that. It's a good book, try it.

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Don't waste your time

I am a Koontz fan, and I have read over a dozen of his books...this one is just plain dumb. Go read Fear Nothing, Seize the Night, Watchers, or Lightning instead.

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A little out there...

Although I enjoyed the listen it was a little predictable. Almost a "Scary Movie" type of book. You knew what was going to happen, you knew the charactor was going to open that door and you knew what was going to be behind it. The reader was excellent and it was a pleasure to listen. I had gotten away from Koontz for a few years now switching to a different author and decided to give him another try. It wasn't disappointing but also not one of his best. The last chapter was really unbelivable and out there. While I would tell you to listen I would also tell you that he has alot better ones to listen to.

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Quality, as always

Mr. Koontz has again delivered a winner. Story, plot and characters are first class and narrator delivered a very good performance. Recommend this book to all.

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Mediocre

Not his best. Gets good at about chapter 18, but it's not worth slogging through the first 17 to get there. Try Tick Tock, Phantoms, or Darkfall.

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Winter Moon

I wasn’t sure about the story at first, then became enthralled with it. Read it.

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Dean Koontz, Christopher Lane and a GOLDEN!

Well what more can I say than what's in the title? This book touches all the bases, it is well written and well performed. It's noce to have some consistency with an Author, and if you like one Dean Koontz story, you are probably going to like all of them. Christopher Lane is a fantastic Narrator as well.

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MUST HEAR. <br /><br />

READ THE BOOK YEARS AGO. HAVE THE BOOK BUT REALLY ENJOYED THE AUDIO VERSION OF THE BOOK.

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Winter Moon - Eerie

As eerie as a campfire tale come to life in the deepest woods, but with the author's signature joviality in times of peril.

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Never Disappointing

Loved it. Couldn't put it down.

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  • 11-17-18

Too long

good narrator and a good story but would have been better if it had been shorter

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  • JONs110
  • 12-01-17

Winter Moon

Excellent book and narration. This is the second book I've listened to by Dean Koontz and narrated by Christopher Lane, the first (and probably the better) being Lightning. Lots of twists and turns as expected. I'd recommend this book to anyone.

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  • SherbertLemon
  • 03-07-17

enjoyable

Although not one of Dean Koontz' best, this story is very enjoyable and worth listening to. Christopher Lane does a good job as a narrator of keeping the atmosphere of the book.

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  • Erica H.
  • 02-07-17

kept me wanting to keep listening

good book, kept me on the edge of my seat, creepy at times....
recommended this book

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  • j parsons
  • 09-13-21

good jaunt

very enjoyable listening driving between appointments...trust Koontz for a good jaunt! always good fun and easy to listen to... great stuff ❤️

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  • Courtney
  • 07-24-21

it drags on too much

I love knootz but was looking forward to finishing this book. it seemed to take forever and was so predictable

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  • cavey01uk
  • 01-24-21

Gripping

This book is everything that I want from a book, great characters, great storyline and very gripping, after each chapter I couldn't wait to start the next one.

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  • jennifer
  • 07-06-12

WINTER MOON

Another great book from mr koontz,this poor family are trapped in a house in the middle of no where with a snow storm on the way and some strange spooky stuff going off in the woods,they are not alone gripping stuff

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  • Colin
  • 07-19-10

Winter Moon

Dean Koontz always delivers a well written story that is a great listen

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  • Loretta.
  • 07-02-21

Winter Moon Dean Koontz

Thank you Dean for sharing your awesome books with me
and you amazing imagagination
you never fail to please Thank you Christopher Lane for reading to me much appreciated 💖

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  • Sarah Viola
  • 06-02-21

A master's beginning...

I absolutely loved this original piece by Dean Koontz. Briefer than most of his work, but this is his beginning into his masterworks. Horror meets science fiction; he takes what you think you know if a genre and recreates it in your mind in a way that you could have never imagined...

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  • Miriam
  • 09-24-16

Not dean's best book

Great beginning but lacks the meat of a good story.
The end left me a little bit disappointed.