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Firestarter Audiobook

Firestarter

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Publisher's Summary

Stephen King's "gem of a story" (Chicago Tribune) about a child with extraordinary psychic powers who is on the run from the government. A number-one national best seller.

Andy McGee and Vicky Tomlinson participated in a drug experiment run by a veiled government agency known as The Shop. One year later, they marry. Two years later, their little girl, Charlie, sets her teddy bear on fire by simply staring at it.

Now that Charlie is eight, she doesn't start fires anymore. Her parents have taught her to control her pyrokinesis, the ability to set anything - toys, clothes, even people - aflame. But The Shop knows about and wants this pigtailed "ultimate weapon". Shop agents set out to hunt down Charlie and her father in a ruthless chase that traverses the streets of New York and the backwoods of Vermont.

"Terrifying and gripping" (The Miami Herald) Firestarter is chilling proof that "Stephen King is superb" (Time).

©1980 Stephen King (P)2010 Penguin Audio

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    Marco 01-21-16
    Marco 01-21-16 Member Since 2016

    Military vet (USMC), gamer, recent MBA grad, father of twin girls, and probably the awesome-est person in the world.

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    "Wow just wow"

    Stephen King has an odd way of making you so involved and become the characters in his books. Once this book finally climaxed, I was excited, shocked, sad, and confused. Definitely a roller coaster and I highly recommend it.

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    Hubert 03-22-16
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    "Its a Gem !"

    What a great story.. I absolutely was not expecting this book to be this friggin GOOD !

    I turned it on at 6:30 am on my way to the shop (wink wink) and listened for 14 hours straight.. I just wish it was longer. Seemed like there were no slow parts it just moves along at a good pace.. One of a kind.

    Buy it !!!!!!

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    Amazon Customer 03-19-16 Member Since 2016
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    "None stop!"

    This was incredible Non-Stop! you can't help but fall in love with the characters their personalities their gifts their hearts the power of that little girl great novel one of the best!! and over all the power of love.

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    Jeremy R. Latzkowski 09-16-16 Member Since 2014
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    "good book. bad editing"

    cuts out in the middle of a word and long breaks between sections. otherwise great story. minor faults on production end...

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    Taryn 09-07-16
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    "Love Dennis!!"

    I really enjoyed this book and I especially loved Dennjs Boutsikaris as the narrator. I have listened to home before and he is by far my favorite!

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    Tammy B Sossner GEORGETOWN, TX, US 07-05-16
    Tammy B Sossner GEORGETOWN, TX, US 07-05-16 Member Since 2007
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    "Classic King... Not scary but so riveting"

    King has a way with his readers. He pulls us in with characters we love and want to fight for. This is one of my favorite Stephen King novels and the narrator is fantastic.

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    bloodhound87 03-14-16
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    "won't play"

    I have tried multiple times to get this to play,but it won't ,and it won't let me re download it or delete it,this is very frustrating

    1 of 12 people found this review helpful

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