BREATHLESS: In the stillness of a golden September afteron, deep in the wilderness of the Rockies, a solitary craftsman, Grady Adams, and his magnificent Irish wolfhound, Merlin, step from shadow into light and into an encounter with mystery. That night, a pair of singular animals will watch Grady s isolated home, waiting to make their approach.A few miles away, Camillia Rivers, a local veterinarian, begins to unravel the threads of a puzzle that will bring to her door all the forces of a government in peril.At a nearby farm, long-estranged identical twins come together to begin a descent into darkness. In Las Vegas, a specialist in chaos theory probes the boundaries of the unkwable. On a Seattle golf course, two men make matter-of-fact arrangements for murder. Along a highway by the sea, a vagrant scarred by the past begins a trek toward his destiny. In a vel that is at once wholly of our time and timeless, fearless and funny, Dean Koontz takes listeners into the moment between one turn of the world and the next, across the border between kwing and mystery. It is a journey that will leave all who take it Breathless. RELENTLESS: Literary critic Shearman Waxx can kill a good book with just a few acidly worded bon mots. And as one unlucky author is about to discover, that s t all he s prepared to kill. From #1 New York Times bestselling master of suspense Dean Koontz comes a mesmerizing thriller about the battle of wills that ensues when a successful author and likable family man confronts a reclusive sociopath who wields an all-too-deadly poison pen. Respect Shearman Waxx s opinion and you might escape with your career intact. Cross him and he ll destroy you, your family, and everything you hold dear. For the title America s most feared critic isn t one Waxx takes lightly. He takes it literally. And w Cubby Greenwich, his wife, Penny, their brilliant six-year-old, Milo, and their uniquely talented n-collie, Lassie, are about to learn the true meaning of culture war.