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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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    mmickey 05-02-15
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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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    Diana 04-22-15
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    "pleasant twist of history - gripping story!"

    Endearing characters in a tale that keeps one interested throughout the pages. Great performance that brought characters to life.

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    Natalie Higgins 04-16-15 Member Since 2016
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    "Koontz hasn't just still got it, he's even greater"

    several strong characters, world-changing plot, and that momentum and mystery Koontz has always provided us

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    Ray West Deptford, NJ, United States 04-15-15
    Ray West Deptford, NJ, United States 04-15-15 Member Since 2013

    Retired Political Science professor from a community college. Especially like Legal Thrillers.

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    "INTERESTING STORY"

    For a long time I have enjoyed the books of Dean Koontz. This book was no exception, although it was very different from the Odd Thomas Series. I especially like works that deal with "Time Travel" as did this one. Still, I found the interaction with Adolf Hitler somewhat fanciful. Worth a listen.

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    sherylsplace 04-11-15

    Empty nester couple....a Life Coach and a Suspense Writer with varied tastes. Blend of fiction & non-fiction.

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    "Superb supernatural suspense"

    A finely crafted novel of mind twisting jumps across time. Perhaps the best suspense ending I've heard. The increased pacing is masterful! And Koontz's language is always surprising, making the reader want to improve his own vocabulary. Excellent.

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    Breanna Groneman 04-10-15
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    great story! a little slow at the beginning but I really enjoyed the narrator. he did a fantastic job!

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    George South Texas 04-10-15
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    "Good time travel story."

    I still think "Dark Rivers of the Heart" was his best, but this one is quite good and I liked the ending.

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    Carla Tallahassee, FL 04-04-15
    Carla Tallahassee, FL 04-04-15

    My work prevents me from sitting and reading a good book, but Audible gave me that back!

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    "So exciting I couldn't stop listening!"

    Another great Dean Koontz book. I really liked the intrigue and was taken by surpriseby the storyline involving time travel. Kept me on the edge of my seat and I'd like that.

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    Brooke Duncan Aliso Viejo, CA, US 04-01-15
    Brooke Duncan Aliso Viejo, CA, US 04-01-15 Member Since 2016
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    "Enjoyed it!"

    I have always enjoyed the paranormal aspects of the authors books. I enjoyed the storyline Ana narration. Good listening! Thanks

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    Gail 03-29-15
    Gail 03-29-15 Member Since 2016
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    "Thrilling!"
    What did you love best about Lightning?

    The way the story line held me from beginning to end. I couldn't stop listening.


    What other book might you compare Lightning to and why?

    I enjoy most of Koontz's books, but this one was especially good.


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

    I don't know. But I will look for others in the future, Well done!


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Because just when I thought I had figured out something, the story line sent me to a different direction. It kept me guessing....laughing, crying, excited.


    Any additional comments?

    I don't usually rate the books I'd listened too, but I just finished this one last night, and I felt like I had to share the wonder.

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