When I downloaded this I wondered if I'd regret choosing a 36 hour listen, but the story sounded interesting and I hate abridged versions. It was surprising and fresh, not your standard post-apocolypse fare. The author used the perspective of several different characters over a period of years. The use of so many points of view affected the cohesion of the narrative a bit but I would recommend it to anyone who likes adventure scifi. Can't wait fgor the next novel in this series.
To be honest if I knew it was about vampires I never would have purchased it and missed a great story. I would gladly sign a waiver to forego listening to any future books by King or Koontz if I could get the next installment tomorrow instead of waiting until 2012. Best book I have heard since Dark Tower - but lately King is falling flat-same with Koontz - this book was fantastic. I cannot comprehend why some readers did not enjoy it
I was lucky enought to catch this while it was still just 1 credit. It is very long and at times hard to keep up with, especially in the beginning, but it was a good read/listen.
Mother of twins. No time to read, started listening to books 'n changing diapers at the same time. Been in love with audible ever since
with the possible exception of the post script. It was a jaw dropper. Other than that I thought it was suspenseful and well written. a very enjoyable read.
An excellent story that held my attention through the whole journey. I can easily highly recommend this book. I didn't want it to end!
I purchased this book with reservations. On the one hand I found the premise interesting, on the other I have no fondness for the main narrator's technique. While I am able to lose myself in the content for pages during action sequences, it is during the quiet descriptive lulls that I cringe. His need to impart each sentence with deep emotional content no matter the appropriateness is, to me distracting.
> I found the story very good. With a bit more editing to it King fans might feel right at home.