Dean Koontz was born and raised in Pennsylvania. He graduated from Shippensburg State College (now Shippensburg University). When he was a senior in college, Dean Koontz won an Atlantic Monthly fiction competition and has been writing ever since. Dean and Gerda Koontz along with their dog, Trixie, live in southern California.
Ed Gorman has written in practically every genre imaginable, from suspense and mysteries to science fiction and horror. His work has appeared in magazines as various as Redbook, Ellery Queen, The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, and Poetry Today. He is also the founder, along with Robert J. Randisi, of Mystery Scene magazine.
A terrific idea for this brings Dr Frankenstein and his monsters into the 21st century. It’s the second of three, written in short, sharp, compulsive chunks with so many fantastic scenarios. I think he’s great. We featured the 1st one Prodigal Son in April 2005 if you want to read them in order. Comparison: Peter Straub, Stephen King, Neil Gaiman.Similar this month: None but you’ll love the Stephen Donaldson and the Terry Pratchett.