Dean Koontz Inks Five-Book Deal with Amazon Publishing

In a new deal for world English rights, Amazon Publishing Editorial director Gracie Doyle has acquired five new books from author Dean Koontz for publication under the Thomas & Mercer imprint. The first book in the deal, The House at the End of the World, will be released in January 2023.

Koontz has previously published four novels with Thomas & Mercer, as well as two collections and one short story with the Amazon Original Stories imprint. His fifth novel, The Big Dark Sky, which was the final book in his previous deal with Amazon, will publish in July.

Koontz is represented by Richard Pine and Kimberly Witherspoon of InkWell Management, Richard Heller of Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz, and Angela Cheng Caplan of Cheng Caplan Company.

Stay ahead with
Tip Sheet!
Free newsletter: the hottest new books, features and more
Email Address


Log In Forgot Password

Premium online access is only available to PW subscribers. If you have an active subscription and need to set up or change your password, please click here.

New to PW? To set up immediate access, click here.

NOTE: If you had a previous PW subscription, click here to reactivate your immediate access. PW site license members have access to PW’s subscriber-only website content. If working at an office location and you are not "logged in", simply close and relaunch your preferred browser. For off-site access, click here. To find out more about PW’s site license subscription options, please email Mike Popalardo at:

To subscribe: click here.