Acknowledged as “America's most popular suspense novelist” and as one of today's most celebrated and successful writers, Dean Ray Koontz has earned the devotion of millions of readers around the world and the praise of critics everywhere for tales of character, mystery, and adventure that strike to the core of what it means to be human.Dean Ray Koontz (born in 1945) is an American author best known for his novels which could be described broadly as suspense thrillers. He frequently incorporates elements of horror, science fiction, mystery, and satire. Several of his books have appeared on the New York Times Bestseller List, with ten hardcovers and fourteen paperbacks reaching the number one slot. Early in his career, Koontz wrote under an array of pen names. Among his most popular novels are “What the Night Knows”, “Velocity”, “Your Heart Belongs to Me” and “The Husband”.