The Hallowed Ones
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UNABRIDGED
(3.7 based on 47 ratings)
  • 1

    The Hallowed Ones

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 20 mins)
    • By Laura Bickle
    • Narrated By Nora Hunter
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Performance
    (26)
    Story
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    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.

    Margaret McCollam says: "Not well written and under performed."
    Not well written and under performed.

    Take out all the words and start all over again.

    Reviewed on April 03 2014 by Margaret McCollam ()
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    The Outside

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 13 mins)
    • By Laura Bickle
    • Narrated By Nora Hunter
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (20)
    Performance
    (19)
    Story
    (18)

    After a plague of vampires was unleashed in the world, Katie was kicked out of the safe haven of her Amish community for her refusal to adhere to the new rules of survival. She enters an outside world of unspeakable violence with only her two friends and a horse by her side. And yet through this darkness come the shining ones: luminescent men and women with the power to deflect vampires and survive the night.

    BRUCE L. MANSFIELD says: "A delightful read. A new enjoyable twist."
    A delightful read. A new enjoyable twist.

    The author conveyed Katie's story as believable and told a heartfelt enjoyable story. The complex character that was Katie acted like a real person wi..Show More »

    Reviewed on March 02 2014 by BRUCE L. MANSFIELD (HURST, TX USA)