The Funhouse Author:Dean Koontz Originally published under the pseudonym Owen West, this is the chilling story of Ellen Straker, wife of a carnival barker who had made a pact with the devil. The pact led to Ellen's giving birth to a hideous, inhuman creature whom she finally killed, defending her own life. Furious, her grieving husband, Conrad, beat her and threw her out. — N... more »ow, 25 years later, Ellen has a new life, a new husband and two beautiful children, Joey and Amy. But Ellen has never forgotten the awful past.
Neither had Conrad forgotten. He talks to his long-dead son - and bitterly vows to make Ellen pay. In each town where the carnival sets up, Conrad looks for Ellen and her children.
At long last, the carnival has arrived in the right town and Conrad is waiting to take his revenge. At his side is Gunther, a sideshow freak more grotesque than any other....for Gunther has a terrible need to kill.« less