...Koontz...Joe Hill...Gregg Hurwitz...and this guy...
The King is King in my book, but there are others...
I like Clive Barker too, I drive him nuts on Twitter. x.X Although I am honored to say that he and his boyfriend both follow me on Twitter as well. =P
My buddy Noel Hynd a very 'detail oriented' writer.
I do read Koontz, some I like and some I don't. So I sort of go back and forth with him.
To name a few