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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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    Marc Sylvester Camarillo California 03-27-15
    Marc Sylvester Camarillo California 03-27-15 Member Since 2014

    My name is Marc Sylvester. I own my own Software company - Laughingbird Software. ... when I work, I listen to Audible books.

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    "An unexpected find"
    Where does Lightning rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    This is one of my favorite audio (and non-audio) books now.
    I was surprised.

    I love Dean Koontz and went looking for "any ol book" ... I read some reviews and figured what the heck.

    This was AWESOME!
    Christopher Lane's voice was perfect (and easy to listen to) and the story was excellent.

    I remember picking up my first Dean Koontz book back in the day (The Watchers). My fav ... up until Lightning.

    If you're on the fence on this download - jump and get it.
    you'll love it


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    Amazon Customer Florida, USA 03-24-15
    Amazon Customer Florida, USA 03-24-15

    Business, Sci-Fi, Technology and the occasional potato chip!

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    "Good story, great historical references"

    Good story with some great references to history. The storyline ties together pretty well. The ending was too happy for me.

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    andrea 03-20-15
    andrea 03-20-15 Member Since 2016
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    "maybe I needed to be in the right mood to read"

    when I bought this book several months ago I got bored and stopped listening after the first chapter. I'm glad I picked it back up again because this time I liked it. it had some unexpected twists in the story plot, characters i can relate to, some tragedy, a little love and a happy ending.

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    joe 03-19-15
    joe 03-19-15
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    "Too long b4 exciting"

    The book took too long to get exciting. The last third was MUCH better than the first two-thirds. Narrator was pretty good, but bothered me when doing adult female's voices.

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    similler 03-18-15
    similler 03-18-15 Member Since 2013

    Love to listen to Audible while driving.

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    "Great Listen"
    What did you love best about Lightning?

    Great story that made you wonder how will they get out of this. The main characters could never be safe with evil people coming from the past to kill them.


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    Beth Studio City, CA 03-07-15
    Beth Studio City, CA 03-07-15 Member Since 2012
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    "Riveting...One of Dean Koontz's best!"
    Which character – as performed by Christopher Lane – was your favorite?

    His overall narration was perfection! Kept you on the edge of your seat.


    Any additional comments?

    Didn't want to stop listening. A captivating story.

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    Sara 02-24-15
    Sara 02-24-15
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    "Dark, but humorous"

    I found it dark, but funny. Someone would be mamed or abandoned and then one of the characters would say something funny and I couldn't help but laugh.

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    aussieGeorge68 Sydney Australia 02-22-15
    aussieGeorge68 Sydney Australia 02-22-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Love it, this book may turn me into a Koontz fan"

    I can't write much here without spoiling the story, except to say this slightly science fiction-ary book held my interest from start to finish.

    I had the impression that Koontz was overhyped, but after this book I intend to check out some other Koontz books

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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

    JWBKS

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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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