I thought this would be an odd mixture with Kirk, Picard, and Janeway but it actually worked rather well. Unfortunately, I was not aware until I started listening that this is the third book in a trilogy. It's preceded by Captain's Peril and Captain's Blood (which oddly Audible does not have). Too bad Audible does not make this clear. Not having read the previous two books some things did not make as much sense (like how McCoy and Scotty got to the future), but the story appears to only loosely depend on the events in the other books.
To me this story felt like a bad Dean Koontz rip-off. It was really just your typical "girl gets captured by crazy guy and has to escape" story. There was really nothing special about it. The only Stephen King about it was his name on it. It just did not feel like his work to me. Very disappointing.
Unfortunately, I have to put strikes against what I think would otherwise be an excellent work. The audio quality was so poor that I couldn't listen to it. I'm uncertain if this is a problem with the digital transfer or the source recording. For some reason I didn't get cover art either! I downloaded the file twice to make sure that wasn't the problem.
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