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Childhood's End Audiobook
Childhood's End
Written by: 
William Bernhardt
Narrated by: 
Lara Wells
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Childhood's End Audiobook

Childhood's End: Shine, Book 1

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In the near future, a few young women manifest extraordinary abilities called "Shine". Each girl's ability is different. Some develop extraordinary mental abilities. Some become physically strong. Others have powers that defy description. But the world does not embrace these Shines. It fears them.

Aura was only trying to use her healing powers to help a small child. But when she Shined, something went horribly wrong - and Seattle was destroyed. In the aftermath of this disaster, the government institutionalizes Shines in "rehabilitative treatment centers". Aura is sent to the Transforming Your Light island rehab - but to her it seems more like a prison. The other Shines hate her. The people running the place are out to get her. And she feels certain more is going on here than "group grope" and twelve-step programs. But when she tumbles onto the horrible secret beneath the rehab - she realizes just how great the danger to her and all the other Shines really is.

Aura resolves to escape before it's too late. But she can only do that if she organizes the Shines, persuades them to work together, and overcomes the deadly opposition she only barely understands.

©2013 William Bernhardt Writing Programs (P)2013 William Bernhardt Writing Programs

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    Debra Alamo, TX, United States 01-30-16
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    Like Audio books, love to be read to. Am retired, spend a lot a time at pool so listen to music, & audio books when have them, now I will have ones I like.

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