Didn't think too much of this book at the beginning, but eventually the plot thickened and I was caught trying to figure out what was happening and trying to tie everything together. Narration was good and the end leaves you with a bit of a question.
This is a very good book, which I thoroughly enjoyed. However, if this is your first Gerritson book, I advise you read the surgeon and body double first, as these stories lend themselves to this story. I didn't do that and now wish I would have. Regrettably, I know the conclusions of those two books, and would have enjoyed listening to those 2 prior to this.
I thoroughly enjoyed this book. After listening to quite possibly the worse book I have ever heard (the ruins) this was quite a relief. The conclusion was mildly disappointing but that is about it. Not a lot of sci-fi type content, more political, but again, it held my attention and I would recommend this book highly.
This book sucks. What a waste. If you want to read about people dying with no rhyme or reason, this is your book. It sucks. From the literary standpoint, it sucks. I know I am being somewhat crude here, but did I tell you it sucks. Doesn't even deserve 1 star. I deserve a refund. It sucks.
I am used to Koontz having someone or something special in the book. This is nothing more than a kidnapping mystery with some strange characters. It was ok to listen to. If your having a tough time trying to find a book and your a Koontz fan, you might like this.
Ok, so I was really into the storyline. Very timely as well. Pre 9/11, but boy, talk about prescient. Anyway, here I am listening to this story trying to figure out the ending and I am left with what. Nothing. As another reviewer stated. The beginning is very good, the middle good and the end, well, like eating a porterhouse and saving the tenderloin for the end only to find it tough and without flavor....
I enjoyed this book. I have "read" several Koontz books, and some have been a bit spookier, but this was enjoyable. The narrator and the manner in which the book is written (sometimes from a first person perspective) made it easy to listen too. Not too heavy, not too light. If you want something heavy and in depth, don't get this. There is a level of suspense to the story, and in the end, some questions remain.
A very good listen. I only wish I would have read the previous book first. The only cons I have with this is the narrator tends to stay on accent even after a character speaks. The author also tends to repeat himself, though I only can think of twice. The story however, is the main point, and in today's political climate it is refreshing to hear a story about people with courage to face down a threat...
Pretty basic book. Tells you some things you should already know. Not for the liberally minded individual as it may not be to their liking, though I think the author nails it. On some people he is probably a bit harsh, whereas others he plainly describes their lunacy.
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