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Black Rain Audiobook

Black Rain

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Publisher's Summary

Arlene is running from her old life. While driving a desert road in the middle of nowhere, her car breaks down, forcing her to seek refuge in a small diner. Diner owner Joe strikes a tentative deal with Arlene: in exchange for waitressing one night, he will cover the repairs to her car. On the surface things appear legitimate, but Arlene can't shake the feeling there's something off about Joe and his cliché diner.

©2012 Eugene Penny (P)2016 Eugene Penny

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    pondra zigler 08-23-16
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    "Another hit!"

    OMG! I absolutely love this author! He reminds me of Stephen King soooooo much! I can't wait to see what he has in store for me next!

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    Jazzi Las Vegas, Nevada, United States 08-03-16
    Jazzi Las Vegas, Nevada, United States 08-03-16 Member Since 2015

    I have an eclectic taste in books. I move from Jodi Picoult to Gillian Flynn. From Ken Kesey to Janet Evanovich. If it is good, I'll read it

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    "The best rides are often short. Awesome read!"
    What did you like best about this story?

    Most books are written so straightforward these days that it's hard to find something completely unexpected. It's even more rare to find a story with the kind of great plot twists that made shows like the Twilight Zone so deliciously creepy. Gene Penny managed to pen a dark story worthy of the horror genre. What a fun listen. Bravo, Mr Penny!


    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    Chelsea 08-08-16
    Chelsea 08-08-16
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    "Kept wanting....MORE!"

    The book was really good and I kept wanting more. I cannot wait to read more of Mr. Pennys work. :-)

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Alexander Newark, NJ 08-02-16
    Alexander Newark, NJ 08-02-16
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    "Interesting story, simple yet intriguing premise"
    What did you love best about Black Rain?

    The characters were engaging and well thought out. I also liked how everything came together.


    What other book might you compare Black Rain to and why?

    Black Rain kinda reminded me of Diana Roland's White Trash Zomibie. The main character has that same Southern drawl. She was prone to sharp funny comebacks at times,


    What does Ann M. Richardson bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    Ann brought the characters to life in a way that was funny, and at the same time, compelling.


    Any additional comments?

    I saw a "one star" Amazon.com kindle review for this story and was completely baffled. Not everyone will enjoy this story the way I did. But, it just seemed this story was unfairly rated based solely on the reviewers interpretation of "cheesy" and dislike of the title. I highly recommend this title!

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Joseph Mahoney 11-16-16
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    "Cool Outer Limits Twilight Zone Type Story!!!!"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Yes I would. I loved the creepiness and mystery of the setting and the characters. There was layers upon layers to what was going on with the story all the way until the end It was such a fun story to hear.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Joe the owner of the diner. He serves the customers the best burger in the middle of nowhere.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    My favorite scene was the was last of the book. I really don't want to spoil it. Just get the book. It is well worth it.


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    I laughed but then I was an EMT for 13 years and have an odd sense of humor and enjoy horror novels.


    Any additional comments?

    "This review copy audiobook was provided by the author/narrator/publisher free of charge via Audiobook Boom."

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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