Dean Koontz’s “Velocity” is a fast-pacing marvellously written thriller full of unexpected twists and surprising situations. Although the book is five hundred pages long, it’s possible to read it in no more than one or two days.
The suspense is skillfully built from the very first pages, when Bill - the main character - finds a handwritten note on the
windscreen of his car.
The note contains a sick offer from a psycho: if Bill doesn’t go to the police, then a young and pretty scholteacher is gonna die, if he does, the same will happen to an elderly woman.
And this is just the beginning of a perverse game.
Similar notes and messages follow - and always it is Bill who ...