We are currently making improvements to the Audible site. In an effort to enhance the accessibility experience for our customers, we have created a page to more easily navigate the new experience, available at the web address www.audible.com/access.
 >   > 
The Hallowed Ones | [Laura Bickle]

The Hallowed Ones

Katie is on the verge of her Rumspringa, the time in Amish life when teenagers can get a taste of the real world. But the real world comes to her in this dystopian tale with a philosophical bent. Rumors of massive unrest on the “Outside” abound. Something murderous is out there. Amish elders make a rule: No one goes outside, and no outsiders come in. But when Katie finds a gravely injured young man, she can’t leave him to die. She smuggles him into her family’s barn—at what cost to her community? The suspense of this vividly told, truly horrific thriller will keep the pages turning.
Regular Price:$19.95
  • Membership Details:
    • First book free with 30-day trial
    • $14.95/month thereafter for your choice of 1 new book each month
    • Cancel easily anytime
    • Exchange books you don't like
    • All selected books are yours to keep, even if you cancel
  • - or -

Your Likes make Audible better!

'Likes' are shared on Facebook and Audible.com. We use your 'likes' to improve Audible.com for all our listeners.

You can turn off Audible.com sharing from your Account Details page.

OK

Publisher's Summary

Katie is on the verge of her Rumspringa, the time in Amish life when teenagers can get a taste of the real world. But the real world comes to her in this dystopian tale with a philosophical bent. Rumors of massive unrest on the “Outside” abound. Something murderous is out there. Amish elders make a rule: No one goes outside, and no outsiders come in. But when Katie finds a gravely injured young man, she can’t leave him to die. She smuggles him into her family’s barn - at what cost to her community? The suspense of this vividly told, truly horrific thriller will keep the pages turning.

©2012 Laura Bickle (P)2013 Audible, Inc.

What Members Say

Average Customer Rating

3.8 (28 )
5 star
 (12)
4 star
 (4)
3 star
 (8)
2 star
 (1)
1 star
 (3)
Overall
3.5 (27 )
5 star
 (9)
4 star
 (6)
3 star
 (6)
2 star
 (2)
1 star
 (4)
Story
3.9 (27 )
5 star
 (10)
4 star
 (9)
3 star
 (6)
2 star
 (0)
1 star
 (2)
Performance
Sort by:
  •  
    Margaret McCollam 04-03-14 Member Since 2011
    HELPFUL VOTES
    1
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    59
    1
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Not well written and under performed."
    What would have made The Hallowed Ones better?

    Take out all the words and start all over again.


    What was most disappointing about Laura Bickle’s story?

    The fact that it was sold as an Amish story and had very little to do with the Amish way of life.


    How could the performance have been better?

    The reader couldn't read well. She read a sentence and then, as if she had forgotten the next few words were in the same sentence, she sort of added them on in a lower voice.


    If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from The Hallowed Ones?

    I did not finish the book. I would have taken out the first scene of the helicopter crash and the "beast" or whatever in the helicopter.


    Any additional comments?

    Couldn't stand it. I very seldom not finish a book but this one was too much for me. I paid for it for nothing.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  •  
    pmeyer IA 10-27-13
    pmeyer IA 10-27-13 Member Since 2013
    HELPFUL VOTES
    1
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    96
    1
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "The Hallowed Ones"
    If you could sum up The Hallowed Ones in three words, what would they be?

    Spirited, complex, and intriguing


    What did you like best about this story?

    I thought I was ahead of the story, and could guess what happened next. I loved that I was wrong at each turn. The story wasn't what I expected and kept me guessing until the very end.


    Which character – as performed by Nora Hunter – was your favorite?

    I loved the main character Katie. She was always questioning. She wanted answers and wouldn’t just sit by and take the opinions of others as truths.


    Any additional comments?

    I really enjoyed this book. It makes a person question their own beliefs and thoughts on religion and life. Even though this book is a work of fiction, it creates questions about religion and truth.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  •  
    BRUCE L. MANSFIELD HURST, TX USA 02-23-14
    BRUCE L. MANSFIELD HURST, TX USA 02-23-14 Member Since 2000
    HELPFUL VOTES
    4
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    22
    19
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "A interesting and enjoyable story."
    Would you consider the audio edition of The Hallowed Ones to be better than the print version?

    Yes. The lady who voices Katie did an excellent job.


    What other book might you compare The Hallowed Ones to and why?

    Cinder


    Which character – as performed by Nora Hunter – was your favorite?

    Katie


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    I enjoyed it immensely


    Any additional comments?

    Katie as a character was believable and not a self centered spoiled brat which so many authors have made their characters lately.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    gary Wappingers Falls, NY, United States 10-13-13
    gary Wappingers Falls, NY, United States 10-13-13 Member Since 2012
    HELPFUL VOTES
    17
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    30
    24
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Not for me"
    Any additional comments?

    I had no Idea this was a Vampire story, if you are like me, & don't like Vamp books, delete it from your wish list, if you do, it is worth a listen I guess?

    1 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Showing: 1-4 of 4 results

    There are no listener reviews for this title yet.

Report Inappropriate Content

If you find this review inappropriate and think it should be removed from our site, let us know. This report will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.

CANCEL

Thank You

Your report has been received. It will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.