The Other Emily

The Other Emily

Number one New York Times bestselling master of suspense Dean Koontz takes readers on a twisting journey of lost love, impossible second chances, and terrifying promises.

A decade ago, Emily Carlino vanished after her car broke down on a California highway. She was presumed to be one of serial killer Ronny Lee Jessup’s victims whose remains were never found.

Writer David Thorne still hasn’t recovered from losing the love of his life, or from the guilt of not being there to save her. Since then, he’s sought closure any way he can. He even visits regularly with Jessup in prison, desperate for answers about Emily’s final hours so he may finally lay her body to rest. Then David meets Maddison Sutton, beguiling, playful, and keenly aware of all David has lost. But what really takes his breath away is that everything about Maddison, down to her kisses, is just like Emily. As the fantastic becomes credible, David’s obsession grows, Maddison’s mysterious past deepens—and terror escalates.

Is she Emily? Or an irresistible dead ringer? Either way, the ultimate question is the same: What game is she playing? Whatever the risk in finding out, David’s willing to take it for this precious second chance. It’s been ten years since he’s felt this inspired, this hopeful, this much in love…and he’s afraid.

Title:The Other Emily
Edition Language:English
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    The Other Emily Reviews

  • A?Y? ???Cofounder of Teens against YA books???

    ♥♥UPDATE♥♥This is my first book by Dean Koontz sensei but it won't be my last. I just purchased Odd Thomas at just $3.99 cuz thanks to my KU sub I can afford a few treats here and there. This ...

  • Denise

    OK -- I've been a fan of Koontz since I read his first book as a teenager. Nobody matches him for verbosity, but his prose always captures me and keeps me hooked on whatever crazy story he is telling....

  • Dustin Crazy little brown owl

    Though they go mad they shall be sane,Though they sink through the sea they shall rise again;Though lovers be lost love shall not;And death shall have no dominion.-Dylan ThomasDean has never been afra...

  • Elaine

    I enjoyed this book, and it kept me guessing. I debated between a 4 and a 5. But it really is not as good as some of his others. 4.5...

  • Fred

    The Other Emily (Koontz Group Read - March 2021) I did not start well. It need to give it a second chance... ...

  • Theediscerning

    A thriller that gives us heaps of tonal shifts and possible genre changes on our way through the story of a man facing his lover, unchanged for all the ten years since she was missing presumed murdere...

  • Lainy

    Time taken to read - in and out over 3 days Pages - 352Publisher - Thomas & Mercer Source - Review copyBlurb from Goodreads A decade ago, Emily Carlino vanished after her car broke down on a Californi...

  • Denise

    Dean Koontz has always been great at writing a good vs bad in his stories and this one he does just that. It was definitely one of his best so far. He does such a good job of making something so futur...

  • Cazlam

    3.5. This was a mashup of genres and I had no idea where it was going ...

  • Erin (from Long Island, NY)

    (3.5) I can totally appreciate how well written this is, so it may be worthy of more stars.. Just ultimately it took a “wrong” turn & wasnt quite for me. ...