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Lightning Audiobook

Lightning

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Publisher's Summary

A storm struck on the night Laura Shane was born, and there was a strangeness about the weather that people would remember for years. But even more mysterious was the blond-haired stranger who appeared out of nowhere - the man who saved Laura from a fatal delivery.

Years later - after another bolt of lightning - the stranger returned, again to save Laura from tragedy. Was he the guardian angel he seemed? The devil in disguise? Or the master of a haunting destiny beyond time and space?

©2007 Dean Koontz; (P)2007 Brilliance Audio

What the Critics Say

"The paradox in time travel's tampering with history provides an interesting twist in this gripping thriller by a popular writer." (Library Journal)
"Fast paced and satisfying." (People)

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    Keith 06-19-15
    Keith 06-19-15 Member Since 2016
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    "Brilliant"

    Excellent story and performance. One of the best time travel novels I have ever read.

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    Jani Clark Maine 06-14-15
    Jani Clark Maine 06-14-15 Member Since 2015
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    "A Favorite Story Comes to Audible"

    This book is one of my favorites by Dean Koontz. I shared it with my teen daughter via Audible. She loved it as much as I did. Laura's character is tenacious and overcomes adversity with the help of Stephan, her "guardian angel". It's a great read and a riveting listen.

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    Amazon Customer MAYNARDVILLE, TN, United States 06-05-15
    Amazon Customer MAYNARDVILLE, TN, United States 06-05-15 Member Since 2016
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    "one he'll of a good book."

    keeps you on by he edge of your set.
    fine your self looking forward to the next chapter.

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    J Hill Kitty Hawk, NC 06-01-15
    J Hill Kitty Hawk, NC 06-01-15 Member Since 2016

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    "A Good Read as always by Koontz"

    When I started the book I was unsure of where it was going but I was drawn in by the story and characters. I had no idea it would go where it did but I liked it. The book definitely has a twist that I don't think anyone would guess. I am good at guessing twists but this one was a surprise! I listened to this book and the narrator was very good with the characters. Not sure if I would have liked it as much if I read it. Another great book by Koontz.

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    Sherry Hilliard 05-26-15 Member Since 2015

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    "Enjoyable"

    This should be made into a movie. Nice twist, interesting story. The narration was good.

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    Dana E. Warren Alberton, Montana USA 05-21-15
    Dana E. Warren Alberton, Montana USA 05-21-15 Member Since 2016

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    "Great Story and Professional Narration"

    My husband and I both found this audio book very entertaining. It had just the right amount of action. It is really long but didn't drag at all. We listed to this on a trip going halfway across the country, and each day we drove around 6 hours. I actually found myself wanting to drive farther so I could listen to this for longer. I would definitely recommend it.

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    dave 05-09-15
    dave 05-09-15
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    "A standard fast paced Koontz"

    This is the first time I have listened to a Dean Koontz book, rather than read it. Mr Koontz has a way of keeping you riveted from start to finish, and normally at an almost real time plot. This was slightly different as the book is set over a period of years, but the bulk of the story is still in a few days nearer the end of the book. This at the normal breakneck pace. No dog in this book, un Koontz like.

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    Rebecca 05-08-15
    Rebecca 05-08-15 Member Since 2011
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    "Good thriller, not as scary as his others."

    Typical Dean Koontz is pretty scary to me. Lightning had me from the very beginning. I kept waiting (that is the suspense part) for it to turn into horrow. There was plenty of action, suspense, and a unique twist. I enjoyed this book very much. T

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    Joan 05-04-15
    Joan 05-04-15 Member Since 2014
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    "The type of book that you can't put down"
    What made the experience of listening to Lightning the most enjoyable?

    The way in which Christopher Lane reads.


    Did the plot keep you on the edge of your seat? How?

    You actually had no idea as to where you were headed in this book. Once you thought that you had it figured out you find out that you actually don't.


    Have you listened to any of Christopher Lane’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    Christopher Lane is a great reader. I love his performances and this was as good as Endurance which I also loved.


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

    Fate always finds a way or does it?


    Any additional comments?

    I highly recommend this audio book.

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    mmickey 05-02-15
    mmickey 05-02-15 Member Since 2013
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    "Really enjoyed this story"

    The story is suspenseful and intriguing. I liked the complexities involving time travel and references associated to paradox.
    I liked how history, World War II with Hitler and Winston Churchill was woven into the story line. The characters were interesting, authentic and they developed as the story unfolded. Very well written, thank you .

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