WELCOME TO SAFE HAVEN, POPULATION 907...
Nestled in the woods of Wisconsin, Safe Haven is miles from everything. With one road in and out, this is a town so peaceful it has never needed a full-time police force. Until now...
A helicopter has crashed on the outskirts of town and something terrible has been unleashed. A classified secret weapon programmed to kill anything that stands in its way. Now it's headed for the nearest lights to do what it does best. Isolate. Terrorize. Annihilate.
Soon all phone lines are dead and the road is blocked. Safe Haven's only chance for survival rests on the shoulders of an aging county sheriff. And as the body count rises, the sheriff realizes something even more terrifying—maybe death hasn't come to his little town by accident...
WELCOME TO SAFE HAVEN, POPULATION 907... 906... 905...
AFRAID by Jack Kilborn
Are you afraid of the dark? You will be.
©2009 Jack Kilborn; (P)2009 Brilliance Audio, Inc.
Very gory and intense, but the narration by Phil Gigante was nothing short of brilliant. He was able to acheive a different tone for each character, as well as get the maniacle giggling of one of the protaganists down pat. Good job!
Totally engrossing. A little on the gory side, but a fantastic read. I couldn't stop listening to it. One of the best I've heard in a long time.
First off, this book is very graphically violent, so those that have a problem with that should avoid this book.
For everyone else, if you love great thrillers, download this right now! It's the best, most intense thriller I've listened to in several months. A team of crazed murderers take over a small town in Wisconsin, and only a few people are left to stop them.
The action begins on page 1 and doesn't stop until the end. It moves along very quickly, with no unnecessary filler. The characters are adequately developed, but the story is really about action, not characters.
Phil Gigante, while he's not my favorite narrator, does a good job in this book, although I would have preferred it read by a more appriopriate thriller narrator, like Dick Hill for instance.
Very intense and quick-paced, with visceral violent action. I highly recommend.
The narration of this story is fantastic and probably the only reason I was able to finish this trash. two thirds of this book is people screaming as they are being tortured, one third is the same people doing the same thing over and over with the same results, being caught and then getting away from the bad guys after being mutilated to some extent. I have no idea how some books get published, this is one of them, do not waste your time on this unless you love people screaming as they are being skinned alive or having bones broken for fun. I cannot believe I listened to this.
I think my jaw hit the floor atleast 50 times while listening to this book. It was absolutley filled with suspense! From the very begining it was game on for the crazy, suspensful, gross, plot. The characters ranged from heroic to more derranged then Jeffrey Dalmer. In fact a couple of these characters made Jeffrey Dalmer seem like a candy striper. Seriously! This is not for the person with a weak stomach. I loved it!!!!!!!! Can't wait for the next book!
This is the first book I have read from this author. It is fast paced and action packed from the start. It has great character depth and the narator does a good job. I can't think of anything negative to say about it and I am a picky reader. I look forward to more books from this author.
I loved it. Absolutely not not for people with weak stomachs. Great fast listen. Sure to keep your attention. Thrilling, chilling, sickening. Descriptions of some events and situations are so over the top that it is funny. This author is terribly sick. I can't wait for his next book. I'm hooked.
My husband and I listened to this book together & both agree it's one of the best we've come across in a long time. We were hooked from the first chapter - the cringing & carnage never stopped. We devoured this listen in days!
A special ops force lands in a small town and an intensely gruesome and unrelenting nightmare begins. Leaving only a handful of people to fight back.
My only criticism, beside yelling at the victims to wake up & take action is that the author should have put a little more effort in developing the victories. He falls just short of having you cheering for the good guys.
This author wrote a few books using the name J. A. Konrath (cop stories). Jack Kilborn's second book 'Trapped' is due out Winter 2010 & we can't wait!
great book, wish audible had more titles by this author. anyway very detailed and gory. action from start till end. i agree download now if you r looking to kill 9 hours. this audio book flies by and will keep you listening till the end. if you have a week stomach don't download. highly recommend...
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