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The Husband While out fixing a sprinkler head one morning in Southern California, humble gardener Mitch Rafferty answers his cell phone and gets a disturbing...The HusbandFiction, Mystery and Thriller While out fixing a sprinkler head one morning in Southern California, humble gardener Mitch Rafferty answers his cell phone and gets a disturbing...2006-05-26Bantam
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The Husband

Genre: Fiction, Mystery and Thriller; Author: Dean Koontz; Status: In Season; Publisher: Bantam

While out fixing a sprinkler head one morning in Southern California, humble gardener Mitch Rafferty answers his cell phone and gets a disturbing threat: His wife, Holly, has been kidnapped, and if he doesn’t dig up $2 million, she’s dead. And if he goes to the authorities, the kidnappers will frame him for her murder.

Body Count
Ten.

Worst Death
Stunned by a Taser, then dispatched with gardening shears and a hand trowel.

Lowdown
Dark, entertaining, and utterly disposable.

Originally posted May 26 2006 — 12:00 AM EDT

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