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The Good Guy

Koontz, Dean

ISBN 10: 0553804812 / ISBN 13: 9780553804812
Published by Bantam Books, New York, 2007
Condition: Fine+ Hardcover
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Bright, clean first Trade edition/first printing, preceded only by a signed and limited edition printed privately by Charnel House, in unread Very Fine condition in alike dust-jacket, SIGNED and dated by Author Dean Koontz on half-title page; Dean Koontz tests the limits of an ordinary guy put into an extraordinary situation involving a pretty, young woman, completely unaware of a $10,000 hit on her life being carried out by a cop, whom Koontz calls evil incarnate; Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 13312

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Title: The Good Guy

Publisher: Bantam Books, New York

Publication Date: 2007

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine+

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine+

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition; First Printing.

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Timothy Carrier, having a beer after work at his friend’s tavern, enjoys drawing eccentric customers into amusing conversations. But the jittery man who sits next to him tonight has mistaken Tim for someone very different—and passes to him a manila envelope full of cash.

“Ten thousand now. You get the rest when she’s gone.

The stranger walks out, leaving a photo of the pretty woman marked for death, and her address. But things are about to get worse. In minutes another stranger sits next to Tim. This one is a cold-blooded killer who believes Tim is the man who has hired him.

Thinking fast, Tim says, “I’ve had a change of heart. You get ten thousand—for doing nothing. Call it a no-kill fee.” He keeps the photo and gives the money to the hired killer. And when Tim secretly follows the man out of the tavern, he gets a further shock: the hired killer is a cop.

Suddenly, Tim Carrier, an ordinary guy, is at the center of a mystery of extraordinary proportions, the one man who can save an innocent life and stop a killer far more powerful than any cop...and as relentless as evil incarnate. But first Tim must discover within himself the capacity for selflessness, endurance, and courage that can turn even an ordinary man into a hero, inner resources that will transform his idea of who he is and what it takes to be The Good Guy.

About the Author:

Dean Koontz, the author of many #1 New York Times bestsellers, lives with his wife, Gerda, and the enduring spirit of their golden retriever, Trixie, in southern California.

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