Articulate & well written Damien Echols takes us through his difficult experience. Somehow he kept hope alive through it all. "Hope is the thing with feathers" as Emily Dickinson said. It is a fragile thing that somehow stays alive despite the storms of life. I don't know how he kept hope alive. I don't think I could of, I really don't. That feathered bird would have been stomped out in the first year. If Damien writes another book, I'm reading it.
When the lawyer asked "will this make Lorri Davis leave me alone?" I cheered. Yea Lorri!
Wow! I loved this twist. Great storytelling.
I was very surprised by it, delightfully so.
I love that Koontz always finds a way to add a dog or two. The way he adds them to this story is wonderful. When I read Koontz I feel his love of canines and it makes me happy because I love them as well.
I haven't listened to King in awhile but loved The Shining and so listened to Doctor Sleep which I loved. Now I want to go back and re-listen to all of King's books. King is a great character writer and I love that he uses senior citizens in this book to help the main character get out of trouble. Nobody has more character than seniors, gotta love them. The characters seem so real you feel like you've lost a group of friends when the story ends.
The seniors involvement in the story. I work in Long term care and the dying process can make total strangers become intimate. Dying is scary and we help them go into that great unknown as gracefully as possible. This book captures that act and the feelings attached to it.
Will Patton's voice can at times sound like the possessed Reagan in The Exorcist (the scariest movie of all time) so this adds to the fear factor.
Dan, as long as he didn't read my mind. I'd want to know more about the dying process and what happens after death.
Loved this book. You won't be disappointed.
I know its a good book when I scour the web looking for anything I can about the main characters. This father was a sociopath of the worst kind. I think the author was too easy on the wife but I do live in a different part of the world and have had many things that women did not. Still, how could she let him do all those things to the kids while they were growing up? And the main character, she must really be something to have survived that. I send her and her family all of my prayers and well wishes.
Loved this book. Great plot twists. Great action. What a ride. I am now going to listen to every book this author has on Audible. I hope my heart can take it.
It started off a little slow but wow what an ending! I drove six hours and stayed in the car an extra twenty minutes just to hear the ending.
What a ride!
The plot made you yell at, cheer for and talk to the character as in, "Don't do it, do it, don't do it, why did you do that? My six hour drive sped along. I loved the book.
The main character
Yes, but mostly anticipate.
Don't miss out on this.
Book was kind of boring in that it was all based on research. I wanted a lot more stories. The stories that were given were around 45 seconds to a few minutes long. I just thought it was something other than what it was. Probably a good listen for those who want the numbers.
I really liked this book. It is one of my Koontz favorites not because of the storyline as much as it scared the heck out of me! I had a cold and so had to sleep in the guest room where I listened to this audio book late into the night. Being alone, on NyQuil and listening to this was a mistake. I had to jump up to turn on the lights and then had to laugh at myself. There are certainly a lot of parts in this book that are too hard to listen to sitting or laying down. Pacing back and fourth while chewing on my nails is how I listened to it. Sick or not this book had my blood thumping through my veins.
This book was spot on. Great presentation, great advice and on the mark. I am now going to buy this author's other audio book.
The first few minutes with the CEO
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