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Mr. Mercedes Audiobook

Mr. Mercedes: A Novel

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Publisher's Summary

In a mega-stakes, high-suspense race against time, three of the most unlikely and winning heroes Stephen King has ever created try to stop a lone killer from blowing up thousands.

In the frigid pre-dawn hours, in a distressed Midwestern city, hundreds of desperate unemployed folks are lined up for a spot at a job fair. Without warning, a lone driver plows through the crowd in a stolen Mercedes, running over the innocent, backing up, and charging again. Eight people are killed; fifteen are wounded. The killer escapes.

In another part of town, months later, a retired cop named Bill Hodges is still haunted by the unsolved crime. When he gets a crazed letter from someone who self-identifies as the "perk" and threatens an even more diabolical attack, Hodges wakes up from his depressed and vacant retirement, hell-bent on preventing another tragedy.

Brady Hartfield lives with his alcoholic mother in the house where he was born. He loved the feel of death under the wheels of the Mercedes, and he wants that rush again. Only Bill Hodges, with a couple of highly unlikely allies, can apprehend the killer before he strikes again. And they have no time to lose, because Brady's next mission, if it succeeds, will kill or maim thousands.

Mr. Mercedes is a war between good and evil, from the master of suspense whose insight into the mind of this obsessed, insane killer is chilling and unforgettable.

©2014 Stephen King (P)2014 Simon & Schuster

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    Jeff Yeon 09-03-16
    Jeff Yeon 09-03-16 Member Since 2016
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    "95% of the story is character building."
    What disappointed you about Mr. Mercedes?

    Barely anything happens after hours of listening other than back-stories of the characters and unnecessarily long romantic side-stories. There are hours of listening in between anything that moves the plot forward and it's incredibly boring.


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    Anita L. Lavin 09-01-16 Member Since 2015
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    The reading of this book was incredible. Will Patton was phenomenal! The story was intriguing and I'm excited to listen to the next two books!

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    James 08-31-16
    James 08-31-16
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    "Good Read"

    Liked it a lot. The reader was great. The ending was anticlimactic. I would still recommend the book.

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    Colin 08-31-16
    Colin 08-31-16 Member Since 2006
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    "Loved it"

    No matter what genre Stephen King writes, his genius shines through. I am eager to read the next book in the trilogy.

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    Evan J Quiros 08-30-16 Member Since 2013
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    Keeps you on the edge of your seat the whole book. Great for drama. Great story

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    Retzlaff 08-29-16
    Retzlaff 08-29-16 Member Since 2014
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    I was shocked at how good this book was! It started kind of slow but it rocketed above my expectations!

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    diana prince 08-29-16 Member Since 2016
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    this was a great read! i enjoyed it! suspenseful and great characters throughout the story.

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    jake matt 08-29-16
    jake matt 08-29-16 Member Since 2016
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    this book was great had me on the tips of my toes the entire time

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    R.K.S. 08-28-16
    R.K.S. 08-28-16 Member Since 2007
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    "Suspenseful, intriguing and unpredictable"

    The story kept your interest, wondering if they would catch him or he would get away with it. Parts were funny because things happened that just pissed him off. I would recommend it to anybody who likes the unpredictable.

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    Cleebs Texas 08-28-16
    Cleebs Texas 08-28-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Quite enjoyable"

    At times the reader seems to mix voices between the protagonist and antagonist, but overall does an excellent job. It could just be my perception, but those instances make for a rougher transition /understanding than I've experienced with other readers. It could also be an editing/post production issue that lends itself to the subtle disruption. Still, he does a fantastic job with a great story.

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