Dean Koontz is an American author born in 1945 in Everett, Washington. Koontz is known for his novels that include horror, mystery, satire, and science fiction. He was written books under the aliases of David Axton, Brian Coffey, and Leigh Nichols. Koontz’s most well known novels include Intensity, Phantoms, Demon Seed, Hideaway, Watchers and Odd Thomas. He has sold more than 450 million copies of his novels in his career. He is married to Gerda Cerra.