One Door Away From Heaven

One Door Away From Heaven

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Michelina Bellsong is on a mission. She is following a missing family to the edge of America . . . to a place she never knew existed--a place of terror, wonder, and shattering revelation. What awaits her there will change her life and the life of everyone she knows--if she can find the key to survival. At stake are a young girl of extraordinary goodness, a young boy with killers on his trail, and Micky's own wounded soul. Ahead lienbsp;incredible peril, startling discoveries, and paths that lead through terrible darkness to unexpected light.
Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, c2001.
ISBN: 9780553593266
9780553801378
0553801376
Characteristics: 606 pages

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patrick2murphy
Apr 08, 2019

This was a great book. I would strongly suggest you read it, you won't be disappointed.

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Shellie1_us
Mar 27, 2018

I just reread this, and it is one of Koontz best books. He does an amazing job on the characters of children, a disabled girl in this book is especially vivid in detail. I like the storyline, and bioethics is a reality that many do not understand are being lauded in academia, and medical schools. No cripple or person over 60 is deemed of any use to society by bioethics/utilitarian standards. Koontz does a wonderful job of explaining in detail in all his books. He got a lot of letters from the bioethics crowd for his blunt blasting of their philosophy.

BostonPL_JordanD Oct 29, 2016

This was one of the first Dean Koontz books I read while in college or just after. I loved it then and I loved rereading it recently, nearly 10 years later. The story is fresh, unique, interesting, and a page-turner for sure.

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DL7173
Aug 05, 2009

I'm not fond of fantasy, but I found the dialogue exceptional
and worth the read

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libraryvol
Apr 17, 2020

pg 88
Since childhood, her defenses against a cruel life had been anger and stubbornness. She'd seen herself as the lone defender of the castle, ceaselessly prowling the ramparts, at war with the world. But a constant state of battle readiness had held off friends as weal as enemies, and in fact it had prevented her from experiencing the fullness of life, which might have filled those vacant rooms with good memories to balance the bad that cluttered other chambers.

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libraryvol
Apr 16, 2020

pg 38 Seated, bowing her head, Geneva offers a succinct but heartfelt prayer: "Thank you, God, for providing us with all we need and for giving us the grace to be satisfied with what we have."

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