In 2005 he supported Governor of California Arnold Schwarzenegger with $5000 in cash donations and more than $100000 for a fund-raising dinner for 123 guests. I was forced to reconsider everything I'd once believed. In August 2009 Koontz publiDean Koontzd "A Big Little Life" a memoir of his life with Trixie.
Several of his books have appeared on the New York Times Bestseller List 14 hardcovers and 14 paperbacks reached the number one position. Dean Ray Koontz (born July 9 1945) is an American author best known for his novels which can broadly be described as suspense thrillers but also frequently incorporate elements of horror science fiction mystery and satire. Koontz wrote under a number of pen names earlier in his career including "David Axton" "Leigh Nichols" and "Brian Coffey".