Children of the Fog

Narrated by: Denice Stradling
Length: 8 hrs and 54 mins
4.0 out of 5 stars (120 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

You have 10 seconds to make a decision: Let a kidnapper take your child, or watch your son die. Choose!

Sadie O'Connell is a bestselling author and a proud mother. But her life is about to spiral out of control. After her six-year-old son Sam is kidnapped by a serial abductor, she nearly goes insane. But it isn't just the fear and grief that is ripping her apart. It's the guilt. Sadie is the only person who knows what the kidnapper looks like. And she can't tell a soul. For if she does, her son will be sent back to her in "little bloody pieces".

When Sadie's unfaithful husband stumbles across her drawing of the kidnapper, he sets into play a series of horrific events that sends her hurtling over the edge. Sadie's descent into alcoholism leads to strange apparitions and a face-to-face encounter with the monster who abducted her son--a man known only as…The Fog.

©2011 Cheryl Kaye Tardif (P)2013 Audible Inc.

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Children of the Fog

This was a great and sad story. I cried and laughed and enjoyed the whole book. The narrator was great as well. I would recommend this book.

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No cliches here....

This is a very different kind of mystery. When her only child is stolen, Sadie must face not only heartbreak and terror, but also a cheating husband with big secrets to hide. The truth behind why her son stopped speaking, litterally stopped verbalizing, is an added shock. With supernatural (are they ghosts?) children involved, let alone suicide, this is everything you want in a book.

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WOW

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Definitely. It was an excellent story, and very spooky in parts.... loved it. Am so happy I bought it

Who was your favorite character and why?

I liked just about every character.... had a soft spot for Irma and Ed, and Jay of course.

What about Denice Stradling’s performance did you like?

Her reading was not too fast, nor too slow (a big issue with a lot of narrators), and she didn't do too badly with the different voices. Her voice was easy to listen to as well

Who was the most memorable character of Children of the Fog and why?

Adam and Ashleigh

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I finished this book at 2am this morning - couldn't stop listening to it.... And even debated turning the lights on at a few points

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Loved!!!

I enjoyed this story so very much. I couldn't stop listening. Great plot and performance!

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A captivating book that I couldn't put down

At first, I expected to dislike Sadie, the main character, but after the first few chapters, I was drawn into the story. I tore through this book, and couldn't recommend it enough. It's sweet, heartbreaking, unpredictable, and interesting. The characters are fantastically done, and I loved every minute of this one.

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narrator could have been a little better when it came to the men parts of the story. every man seemed droopy and hard to listen to

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Missing kid thriller with supernatural overtones

Pretty good story and plot and character development. Some of it was predictable. This mom is a terrible mom, by the way. She obviously has no idea how to throw an enjoyable kids party and puts her obviously mentally disturbed kid robbed alone every night even when there's a scary kid appear on the loose. WTF? Anyway, if you can get past the lameness of the mom and despicable behavior of the cheating, lying, felon, deceptive, loser husband, the story is sort of interesting.

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Gem of a Mystery

I really enjoyed this book. Loved getting to know the characters. It was a well written mystery, from an author I did not know existed. I highly recommend this book to all. I will be purchasing more of her work. Narration was done really well also.