ELLE aka PlantCrone of the Great Pacific Northwest. I enjoy almost every genre-S/F, Action, Biographies and Histories & Romance
Not only NOT worth a credit, it's a truly awful and unnecessarily gory book. And I LIKE Stephen King books.
The narration was good-or as good as could be expected from a poor story arc-and the basic premise behind the book is a good one but for some reason the author needed to try and make it more violent, gory and just plain gross than the plot called for.
Though nothing like the Chelsea Cain "Heartbreak" books, I was reminded of them while listening to this - and I did listen to the whole thing. thats the frustrating part..the premise was good..WHY did these monsters want 'Warren' so badly. The reason why was a big let down and the ending trite.
I've not heard of the author before and I doubt I'll be looking for more of his work
Perhaps because I recently listened to Kilborn's Endurance, which was fantastic, this one fell pretty short. Kilborn is a master of sadism and gore, and Afraid delivers, but the pacing and story aren't as solid as in Endurance and it was sorely missed. I didn't care about the characters much, although I admit there was a scene toward the end that involved a monkey that had me actually crying boo-hoo tears of sadness, but I'm a sucker for critters. The bad guys are some kind of military creation, leave it at that, which somehow isn't as much fun as accidents of nature. That said, I couldn't stop listening until the end, so not bad at all, if you're a fan of the genre!
I don't give spoilers
Not one of my favorites but good enough not to be bad. The military lose a group of chemically enhanced killers, who terrorize a small town in Wisconsin.
It's in my top 5.
It did! Everytime I took a break I had to go back and find out what happened.
Wiley. But Phil was a great narrator overall!
Worth the purchase! I really enjoyed it!
The narrative is stilted, characters, particularly the antagonists, uninteresting and the lukewarm plot leaves much to be desired.
Coupled with an overly dramatic narrator what you got here is an incredibly regretful purchase.
Really enjoy listening to these books sure am glad I was introduced to Audible. Best dollar I've ever spent.
Interesting read/listen I enjoyed the story line and the characters with the follow thru of what they did and where they ended up at the end of the book. The military side of it was most interesting and the killers themselves were interesting as well. The who's and why's proved to be capturing and I'd recommend the book to anyone who enjoys a government conspiracy type story.
I'm torn somewhat about this book. It consists of mostly graphic depictions of torture and mass murder, but like a train wreck it's hard to look away. I found all of it distasteful, but the story did keep moving and the narration was perfect. I suppose my only other complaint is that it had a few places where it could have broken away from the tired old formulas they use to write stories that make each one identical to the last, and try something new. Instead they went with the old "our government is secretly evil" story.
It kept me riveted. The story line is plausable when you hear bits and pieces of information the government has kept hidden for "national security"
The final round up od escape.
No But I will