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When the Wind Blows Audiobook

When the Wind Blows

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Publisher's Summary

Frannie O'Neill is a young and talented veterinarian living in Colorado. Plagued by the mysterious murder of her husband, David, a local doctor, Frannie throws herself into her work. It is not long before another bizarre murder occurs, and Kit Harrison, a troubled and unconventional FBI agent, arrives on her doorstep.

Late one night, near the woods of her animal hospital, Frannie stumbles upon a strange, astonishing phenomenon that will change the course of her life forever....

Her name is Max.

With breathtaking energy, 11-year-old Max leads Frannie and Kit to uncover one of the most diabolical and inhuman plots of modern science. When the Wind Blows is as unique a story as has ever been told, filled with suspense and passion.

©2003 James Patterson (P)2016 Hachette Audio

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    Sherry Naomi Sherrell STUDIO CITY, CA, US 06-03-16
    Sherry Naomi Sherrell STUDIO CITY, CA, US 06-03-16 Member Since 2012
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    "This story has wings"

    The fantasy elements of this story were well thought out and executed. I especially liked the basic human nature of the characters and how they interacted. The children, as special as they were, acted like children. Who knows what kind if medical research is being conducted now? This story was plausible and scary because something like this could happen, if not now, then soon.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Vicki 05-16-16
    Vicki 05-16-16
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    "Don't waste your time or money on this one!"
    This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

    Have no idea who would enjoy this impossible story


    What was most disappointing about James Patterson’s story?

    Love James Patterson but this was totally unworthy of his excellent skills. No one seemed at all surprised to see flying children when, in reality, most people would have been horrified. Also suspect the government would have covered it all up not arranged a party at the end.


    What didn’t you like about Kimberly Schraf’s performance?

    The main character is supposedly 33 years old. Ms. Schraf sounds like she's late 50's or early 60's. Also, not good at all in changing voice for different characters. Had a hard time telling who was supposed to be talking when the scene involved more than one man.


    What character would you cut from When the Wind Blows?

    The two people - father and daughter - who were never seen or heard from again after the first couple of minutes.


    Any additional comments?

    This story was completely unbelievable from the first introduction of a girl who had wings to the end where all the children were happily reunited with their birth parents. Most parents would not be so joyful to find the child they thought had died was really half bird half human.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    JazzyMi 11-16-16
    JazzyMi 11-16-16
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    "Really enjoyed this book!"

    Really loved this book! I now know how the Maximum Ride series got its start.

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    Adrienne 07-13-16
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    "Riveting"

    Extremely interesting conspiracy theory novel!Makes one TRULY wonder about the abilities and workings of our government and powers that be! Scary in a sense.

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    Rashad 06-30-16
    Rashad 06-30-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Fly like great birds."

    Great action from start to finish. it was a We'll done heart warming sci-fy story.

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    reyna khan 06-29-16
    reyna khan 06-29-16 Member Since 2006
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    "This is not your typical James Patterson."
    Would you try another book from James Patterson and/or Kimberly Schraf?

    One of the silliest books I have ever read. Sorry, but that is my opinion For me, the author is usually much better.


    Would you ever listen to anything by James Patterson again?

    Maybe but I would read the summary very carefully.


    What about Kimberly Schraf’s performance did you like?

    Just perfect for the story.


    Any additional comments?

    The problem was with the premise not any individual character.

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    Margaret HUNTINGTON, NY, United States 06-28-16
    Margaret HUNTINGTON, NY, United States 06-28-16 Member Since 2014
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    "A well done futuristic thriller."

    Very much enjoyed the book. Interesting story, enough people to love and enough to hate. Good book.

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    Leanne Sherwood Park, AB, Canada 06-23-16
    Leanne Sherwood Park, AB, Canada 06-23-16 Member Since 2010
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    "Not what I was expecting"

    Decent sci-fi, but far from Patterson's usual storytelling.

    Worth a listen in the background while working on a project, but I think I might have put the book down and not picked it back up, for the effort to read it might not be worth it.

    Just my opinion.

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    linda collier 06-06-16
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    "Worst Patterson book ever"

    I kept reading this hoping that somehow it would just get better...but it didn't. It just dragged on and on and I found the story line utterly ridiculous.
    Just not my cup of tea!

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    Donna C 06-05-16
    Donna C 06-05-16

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    "Great read!"

    The narrator was great! I didn't want to stop listening! I love Frannie and Max!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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