The classic notion of good vs. evil always plays well in any form. When you add mystery, action, some horror and an incredibly intelligent Golden Retriever it completes the recipe for an addictive tale of suspense. The downloadable audiobook Watchers tells the story of Travis and Nora; people who have been brought together by chance, but discover they are in the midst of a dangerous struggle neither of them could anticipate.
Genetically altered in a laboratory, the dog "Einstein" represents what is noble and good in life. His alter ego, "The Outsider", is a hybrid monster determined to destroy the dog and anyone that gets in the way. The couple is bent on saving the canine, and quickly realizes it will take all three of them to make it out alive. A military vet, Travis has become disillusioned by the losses he has sustained over the years. When Nora encounters Einstein and Travis, they help her to realize she is a person of worth and that life can be good. Awed by Einstein's brilliance; they go on a journey to discover the secrets of a lab experiment gone wrong, and find their inner strengths in the process. They soon encounter assassin Vince Nasco. He has been hired to kill the scientists who have created the altered animals, and attempts to capture and sell Einstein.
This moving book by best-selling author Dean Koontz is considered by some as his finest work. The Koontz hallmark of combining chilling terror with likable characters, which many can relate to, is taken even higher with the addition of a magnificent dog. Born in 1945, the author has become a stalwart in the mystery and thriller genres. He has penned multiple best-sellers with several being turned into movies and miniseries. A native of Pennsylvania, he was a high school teacher until his wife Gerda offered to support him while he worked on becoming a writer. Within five years she had left her job to manage her husband's dynamic career. Long-time dog owners, they now reside in California with their beloved Golden Retriever.
From a top secret government laboratory come two genetically altered life forms. One is a magnificent dog of astonishing intelligence. The other, a hybrid monster of a brutally violent nature. And both are on the loose … Bestselling author Dean Koontz presents his most terrifying, dramatic and moving novel: the explosive story of a man and a woman, caught in a relentless storm of mankind’s darkest creation...
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