I am an Australian woman who enjoys reading many different styles of books, from history to sci fi and mystery to poetry. I also love to listen to the same whilst not paying attention to other things. I aim for my reviews to be short and succinct so that they are easy to read.
Another offering from Mr. Kootz and was as expected. The ending was a little soft and it was certainly no surprise. But it was a fun offering. Typical Kootz though, not particularly memorable but good fun whilst it lasts. Sometimes I wonder if Mr Kootz writes to a formula that he has written on a whiteboard in front of him. It sometimes feels that way, as though he has done market research to see what will appeal to his readers.
It's never too late to live happily ever after!
Lightning is one of my favorite books so I was glad to purchase the audiobook and anxious to see if it did justice to this perfect example of speculative fiction. I'm happy to say that Christopher Lane does an excellent job in breathing life into Koontz's words.
I've always been surprised that Spielberg hasn't made a motion picture of Lightning. The story is the perfect blend of the puzzle of a mystery, the relationship of a romance, and the science fiction aspect of a changed future that might occur if the geniuses and the mad men of the world succeed.
Yes, I think I missed things the first time through... when listening instead of reading, there is sometimes a tendency to let your mind wander unfortunately.
The twists that surprised me and the automatic weapons!!!
The different voices for each of the characters was great.
I laughed a lot and teared up a couple of times.
buy it and rate it yourself
I did not like this book. I could not even Finnish the first half of the second chapter ...
Yes, good light read
Sure, but needs to be updated
Enjoyed this story. Interesting premise other than the women playing out Dynasty- like poor orphans achieve mega success riches. Mind you, this was released in 1988. Did they do product placement back then? It was funny to hear the narrator constantly refer to the IBM PC....the IBM PC, the IBM PC...
Narrator was excellent.
Very suspenseful......kept me very interested. The reader has very good and different voices that kept the story going.
I like my horror, techno-thrillers, and science fiction. Which is why Jurassic Park and The Lost World are 2 of my favorite books ever!
What a great audiobook! This was a fantastic science fiction novel. The pacing was perfect, never a dull moment. I don't want to spoil the story so I will just say, if you like techno-thrillers, this is very similar to one, but without the jargon and complex language. The first act is mysterious, and once the story moves past the first act, it won't slow down till the riveting ending, where all is revealed! Great narration too! I love a good European accent (I'm not saying which!)
Can't stop listening.
Parts of the plot were very interesting and parts were quite annoying, although the author gave reasons for the annoying aspects.