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Author: Dean Koontz
Chyna Shepherd is a twenty-six-year-old woman whose deeply troubled childhood taught her the hard rules of survival, and whose adult life has been an unrelenting struggle for self-respect and safety. Now rare trust has blossomed for Chyna into friendship with the woman whose family home she is visiting for the weekend: a farm in the Napa Valley ...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780679425250
ISBN-10: 067942525X
Publication Date: 1/13/1996
Pages: 307
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.

3.9 stars, based on 250 ratings
Publisher: Knopf
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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Helpful Score: 6
I made a comment somewhere else on this site that my favorite Dean Koontz books were Darkfall and Twilight Eyes. I mis-spoke. I have to add this one to my list of favorites. This is an excellent, creepy, scarey book that will have you looking at R.V.'s as you go down the road in a whole new light! The movie I thought was great and followed the plot pretty well, but of course just cannot compare to the multitude of details in the book. One of Koontz's finest works. AND I liked the fact that the hero in this book is actually a heroine. One who is an everyday, normal (though somewhat dysfunctional) woman who could be any one of us.
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Helpful Score: 5
I love Dean Koontz. I've read most of his works. THIS is definitely one of my favorites (the other is Twilight Eyes). This story is fast-paced....I didn't find it dragging at all. And I liked that it went into detail about the heroine's past. I thought the look into her past showed where her strength of character came from and why. I liked having that little bird's eye view. Needless to say this is an excellent book and difficult to put down once it's started. They made a mini-series out of it a while back which was good too.
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Helpful Score: 5
Intensity is a scary, scary book! The story concerns Chyna, a young woman with a troubled past, who through bad luck attracts the attention of a serial killer. Though she is relentlessly pursued, Chyna puts her fear aside to help another young victim.

I read this book in two sittings, though I would have read it in one had my vision not stared blurring. Intensity is like a really good scary movie - you are scared to look but you'll be unable to look away. Highly recommended for those who can handle reading about a sadistic killer without getting nightmares.
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Helpful Score: 4
This was the creepiest book I have ever read! I can't park next to or even drive down the freeway next to run down RV's anymore thanks to this book!!!
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Helpful Score: 4
This is the book that got me started on Dean Koontz. Made the hairs on the back of my neck stand out. Worth the read for any horror fan.
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This book lives up to it's title, Intensity. Can you say suspense? Reading this book was just like watching a movie. Intensity has an interesting story line and captures you the whole way. Some of the situations were a little drawn out but overall this is a great book. I will be reading more books by Dean Koontz and will recommend it to others.
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This book was very good from page 1 to the end.This book was so hard to put down I read it in 1 day.
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I love Dean Koontz and out of all of his books, this is my absolute favorite. I've lost count of how many times I've read it and loved it even more when the tv movie of it was made. Totally "intense" and just excellent!