Frankenstein: Book 2: City of Night
The cataclysmic conclusion to . Koontzs brilliant reworking of the classic tale. . The war against humanity is raging. . As the small town of . Rainbow . Falls, . Montana, comes under siege, scattered survivors come together to weather the onslaught. . Victor . Frankensteins nihilistic plan is to remake the future: a future in which mankind will be annihilated. . To accomplish this aim he has created nothing less than the shock troops of the . Apocalypse. . Now the alliance of the good must make their last, best stand and do battle against overwhelming odds. . And . Deucalion, . Frankensteins original and flawed attempt at replicating life, must finally confront his evil creator. . In a climax that will shatter every expectation, the fate of humanity hangs in the balance. .
The . Frankenstein story is updated to the 21 century by the great . American storyteller . Dean . Koontz. . Now someone new is playing god. . They are stronger, heal better and think faster than any humans ever created - and they must be destroyed. . But not even . Victor . Helios can stop the engineered killers he has set loose on a reign of terror through modern-day . New . Orleans. . The mad genius had not imagined that his creations would develop minds - and purposes - of their own. . And as . Deucalion and . Detectives . O. Connor and . Maddison race to uncover an age-old conspiracy, they will discover that . Victors new, improved models have infiltrated every level of . New . Orleans society . . and far beyond. . Dean . Koontz, the master storyteller, creates a bold new legend.
As a devastating hurricane approaches, as the benighted creations of . Victor . Helios begin to spin out of control, as . New . Orleans descends into chaos and the future of humanity hangs in the balance, the only hope rests with . Victor’s first, failed attempt to build the perfect human. . Deucalion’s centuries-old history began as the original manifestation of a soulless vision – and it is fated to end in the ultimate confrontation between a damned creature and his mad creator. . But first they must face a monstrosity not even . Victor’s malignant mind could have conceived – an indestructible entity that steps out of humankind’s collective nightmare with powers, and a purpose, beyond imagining.
The . Frankenstein story updated to the 21st century by the great . American storyteller . Dean . Koontz. . In a powerful reworking of one of the classic stories of all time, . Dr . Frankenstein lives on, seemingly indestructible, more malignant than ever. . Frankensteins first monster, . Deucalion, has spent two hundred years trying to put an end to his creator. . Now he learns that a new . Frankenstein clone, . Victor . Helios, is out there again, somewhere. . Terrifyingly, with each incarnation the sinister doctor draws closer to the possibility of succeeding in his ambition to create a new human race - which he will control. . He has found an enigmatic backer and is working in a secret location. . Together with the two ex-cops who helped him destroy the previous . Victor, . Deucalion is drawn to the small . Montana town where . Victors grotesque new creations are taking shape. . Victors . New . Race is spectacularly different, a product of cutting-edge technology and stem-cell circuits, and when things go wrong, they go wrong in very unexpected ways. . Frankenstein is unleashing a new menace on the world, whether or not he can control it. . It may be too late, even if . Deucalion can bring him down.