Sole Survivor Author:Dean R. Koontz A catastrophic, unexplainable plane crash leaves three hundred and thirty dead -- no survivors. Among the victims are the wife and two daughters of Joe Carpenter, a Los Angeles Post crime reporter. — A year after the crash, still gripped by an almost paralyzing grief, Joe encounters a woman named Rose, who claims to have survived the crash. She h... more »olds out the possibility of a secret that will bring Joe peace of mind. But before he can ask any questions, she slips away.
Driven now by rage (have the authorities withheld information?) and a hope almost as unbearable as his grief (if there is one survivor, are there others?), Joe sets out to find the mysterious woman. His search immediately leads him into the path of a powerful and shadowy organization hell-bent on stopping Rose before she can reveal what she knows about the crash.
Sole Survivor unfolds at a heart-stopping pace, as a desperate chase and a shattering emotional odyssey lead Joe to a truth that will force him to reassess everything he thought he knew about life and death -- a truth that, given the chance, will rock the world and redefine the destiny of humanity.
Crime reporter Joe Carpenter lost his wife and two young daughters in the crash of Flight 353. Aching from his loss, Joe is unable to work, or to think...unable to do anything but grieve, and wait for his own death. Then Joe meets Rose, a woman who claims to be the crash's sole survivor. But before Joe can probe further, the elusive Rose slips away...and Jie is left with haunting, terrifying questions: If Rose lived through the crash, is it possible his family could have survived it, too? Did the authorities comspire to hide what really happened that night? Will his search for the truth shatter him like notheing has before...and force him to question everything he thinks he knows about life and death?
I'm not so sure I'm happy with the way it ended, but I did appreciate that it kept me guessing till the end, I hate books where you already have it figured out 1/4 or 1/2 way in. Really loved the main character Joe, you could really feel his anguish and rage. 4/5 star book IMO.
An ok book but nothing special. It is very disorganized. It seems like someone wrote the basic story line and then as someone else read it, wrote in extra stuff to fill in the plot holes. For instance the main character isnt really introduced untill half way through the book.
The plot for this book was quite imaginative. The characters are well defined and are what make the difference in this story. It ws fast paced and exciting and kept me reading. The book did make for a good read even if I was dissatisfied with the ending.