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Pines

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Wayward Pines, Idaho, is quintessential small-town America — or so it seems. Secret Service agent Ethan Burke arrives in search of two missing federal agents, yet soon is facing much more than he bargained for. After a violent accident lands him in the hospital, Ethan comes to with no ID and no cell phone. The medical staff seems friendly enough, but something feels…off. As the days pass, Ethan’s investigation into his colleagues’ disappearance turns up more questions than answers. Why can’t he make contact with his family in the outside world? Why doesn’t anyone believe he is who he says he is? And what’s the purpose of the electrified fences encircling the town? Are they keeping the residents in? Or something else out? Each step toward the truth takes Ethan further from the world he knows, until he must face the horrifying possibility that he may never leave Wayward Pines alive…

©2012 Blake Crouch (P)2012 Brilliance Audio, Inc.

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    wildmon az 07-10-15
    wildmon az 07-10-15 Member Since 2008
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    "overall, pretty good syfi, keeps you guessing."

    love to be suprised, few books can do that anymore, but this one pulled it off in the end. overall well written if a little unbelievable as to character motivation, but I was able to suspend disbelief as I was too distracted with trying to figure out what was going on.

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    Jessica Prado 07-08-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Creepy and Gritty"

    Creepy town. Gritty. A little bit gory. Intrigue and mystery. If it was a movie it would be R-rated for some language throughout and mild gruesome images. Super descriptive too.

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    Linda E. Lawrence Dallas, Texas, USA 07-07-15
    Linda E. Lawrence Dallas, Texas, USA 07-07-15 Member Since 2009
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    "Interesting, but. . ."
    Would you say that listening to this book was time well-spent? Why or why not?

    It was a very interesting plot that moved quite skillfully, yet we wonder sometimes about the characters behaving in the manner in which they have been portrayed. Their decisions are rather awkward and unbelievable.


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    Al Gon Quin NORFOLK, VIRGINIA United States 07-07-15
    Al Gon Quin NORFOLK, VIRGINIA United States 07-07-15 Member Since 2016

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    "Good summer listening"

    The book left me with a few questions, but there are two more books and a series now... Good story

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    Kate 07-06-15
    Kate 07-06-15 Member Since 2013
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    "Interesting enough to check out the next book"

    It's an interesting plot- might be spoiler alert worthy... Although I'm not sure if it can hold on for three books. It is similar to other post apocalyptic series but from the description that wasn't what I was expecting.

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    Katie Berg 07-06-15
    Katie Berg 07-06-15 Member Since 2016
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    "Better than the TV Show"

    I had to read this book after I started watching the TV series. Another book that's better than the show but still closely follows the show and gives you more insight as to what's going on!

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    Marilyn 07-06-15
    Marilyn 07-06-15 Member Since 2013
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    "What a concept !"

    An excellent listen ! Good story line. A truth to how humans can destroy ourselves but could be capable of salvation.

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    Jennifer 07-06-15
    Jennifer 07-06-15 Member Since 2013
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    "Awesome story"

    There is nothing at all to dislike about this story. Exciting , compelling keeps you guessing

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    Pen Name 07-05-15
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    "Great book"

    Extremely well written. This book paints a picture in your mind and you can really visualize the surrounding landscape. The story is intense and not at all what I expected. Half detective story and a little science fiction wrapped in one.

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    A. J. 07-04-15
    A. J. 07-04-15

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    "Disappointing"
    What was the most interesting aspect of this story? The least interesting?

    The concept was great but the writing and development of both the characters and the story, itself was sadly lacking. There was too much focus on the violence and not enough on fleshing out of the other elements. I love mystery/thrillers and also light scifi and this book didn't satisfy on any level.


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    Again, I was very disappointed. There was so much potential for something really interesting.


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    I checked out this book because of the TV series, which didn't make sense to me. I was hoping that the book would resolve the issues in the dramatized version but it only amplified them.

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