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Lightning Audiobook
Lightning
Written by: 
Dean Koontz
Narrated by: 
Christopher Lane
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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    Dreamy Starr H2O Tennessee 02-20-15
    Dreamy Starr H2O Tennessee 02-20-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Love it"

    This is not a normal koontz book but it holds up to his standards a must read for teens and up

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    Amazon Customer 02-18-15 Member Since 2012

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    "Outstanding!"

    Outstanding storyline. I was hooked instantly. The narrator gave a great presentation of the characters through various animations & voices. And although it seems like a very long listen it is so engrossing you'll wonder where the time went. It is my first Koontz novel. I will purchase more.

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    anna 02-15-15
    anna 02-15-15 Member Since 2014
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    "one of my favorite books"

    I love this book. it is one of my favorite books by knootz. I will reread this book and listen to it a lot

    Gail

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    Blade LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA, United States 02-15-15
    Blade LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA, United States 02-15-15 Member Since 2012
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    "unsuspected twist to science-fiction"

    Entertaining , at first thought it was a simple mystery. Interesting fantasy in the plot.

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    Barry 02-14-15
    Barry 02-14-15 Member Since 2008
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    "Great story, very good character development"

    This is my first book by Dean Koontz. I really enjoyed the story and particularly enjoyed the character development.

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    Johnny Wilde Wall, TX, United States 02-10-15
    Johnny Wilde Wall, TX, United States 02-10-15 Member Since 2013

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    "Very entertaining read"

    Very entertaining read. First time I read one of his books and it's a good one to start off with. I will be reading more of his books in the future.

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    Christine Redding, CA, United States 02-05-15
    Christine Redding, CA, United States 02-05-15
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    "Dean Koontz Top 5 Favorite"
    Would you consider the audio edition of Lightning to be better than the print version?

    I didn't read it, but I've read a few others and then listened to the audio. I can't think of a Dean Koontz narrator that I didn't like yet so as long as the narration is stellar, I'm good. I enjoy listening much better as I like to walk as much as 3.5 hours daily.


    What other book might you compare Lightning to and why?

    Timeline by Michael Crichton in the time travel and suspense angle. Each totally different stories, but both very enjoyable.


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

    Not sure. I've listened to so many now. However, Christopher does great accents and I enjoyed his narration greatly.


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    I can't say because it would be a "spoiler". But I truly loved the main characters.


    Any additional comments?

    Fear Nothing (both in series), Timeline, Longmire Series (fantastic narration) and this book are of my top favorite audio books. If you enjoy a break from thrillers and want fun, try The Rosie Project (girl appeal), Ready Player One (gammers will love this one), and if you want an all round fun adventure, Off to Be The Wizard.

    I wish more people would recommend similar books. I had a difficult time going outside Dean Koontz once I was addicted.

    Hunger Games, Ender, and Maze Runner series are hands-down, the best book series "after" Longmire (different genera).

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    Scott 02-04-15
    Scott 02-04-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Good all the way"

    My first Dean Koontz book and I liked it start to finish. I'll have to try a new one now

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    HeavenLeeChefs 01-25-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Brilliant"

    This book is one of my all time favorites. I have read it several times and now, having it in audio format I can listen to it whenever I like. Which is usually on my way to work. Love it.

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    DRJ 01-21-15
    DRJ 01-21-15 Member Since 2016
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    "Dean Koontz at his best!"

    Held my interest from the very beginning to the very end. Thrilling, exciting, edge of your seat, a real page turner. It is such an interesting story. I loved all the characters. Didn't want it to end. I had read this book a while back and enjoyed it at that time. However, on audible with Christopher Lane as narrator, his many amazing voices made the experience of listening to the story that much better. His performance was Oscar worthy. I will look for more books with him as the narrator. Highly recommend! Definitely worth the credit

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