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Innocence Audiobook

Innocence: A Novel

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Publisher's Summary

He lives in solitude beneath the city, an exile from society, which will destroy him if he is ever seen.

She dwells in seclusion, a fugitive from enemies who will do her harm if she is ever found.

But the bond between them runs deeper than the tragedies that have scarred their lives. Something more than chance - and nothing less than destiny - has brought them together in a world whose hour of reckoning is fast approaching.

In Innocence, number-one New York Times best-selling author Dean Koontz blends mystery, suspense, and acute insight into the human soul in a masterfully told tale that will resonate with listeners forever.

©2013 Dean Koontz (P)2013 Brilliance Audio, all rights reserved.

What the Critics Say

"Laced with fantastical mysticism, it’s an allegory of nonviolence, acceptance and love in the face of adversity. . . . The narrative is intense, with an old-fashioned ominousness and artistically crafted descriptions. . . . An optimistic and unexpected conclusion [mirrors] his theme. Something different this way comes from Mr. Koontz’s imagination. Enjoy." (Kirkus Reviews)

"Entrancing . . . as speedy a chase-thriller as any Koontz . . . has ever constructed. Written in Koontz’ late mellifluent and reflective manner . . . [Innocence is] fueled by deep disgust with the world’s evils [and] hope for redemption" (Booklist, starred review)

"[An] imaginative, mystical thriller from bestseller Koontz . . . This is the most satisfying Koontz standalone in a while" (Publishers Weekly)

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    J.R. Growney 12-08-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Eloquent, Engaging, and Fantastic!"

    It has been a while since I've been captivated by not just the story, but down to the words and relationship between the words and the pictures they drew for me.
    Very, very good book.

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    Silvia 12-06-15
    Silvia 12-06-15 Member Since 2016
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    "Different"

    This is a must for those who love love stories. A very different kind of love story! A different kind of Dean Koontz. I enjoyed it very much and will listen to it again and again!!!

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    Judym16 11-29-15
    Judym16 11-29-15
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    "Plagued with length"

    The writing is beautiful but the story dragged on mercilessly. The pacing was great early on, as chapters alternated from past to present, until Braveheart tells how his father died, which was much too long, just like this sentence. The underlying tension of the main plot kept me listening just to see what happens, but as the story began to resolve, I was tempted more than once to stop listening. I just wanted it to end, and when it finally did I breathed a huge sigh of relief.

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    Steve 11-29-15
    Steve 11-29-15
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    "Most interesting & saddening til













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    Most interesting and sad together But ended in John 4:24. Both realizing John 4:24 after difficulties and being unsure.


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    Michelle Pogodzinski 11-20-15 Member Since 2016
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    "Reminded me of my beloved "Odd""

    The main character had so many lovable characteristics as Odd Thomas. The character development was (as koonz always does) perfect and engaging. The story was great and I found myself wanted to listen all the time. It is a pleasant book.

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    Will Holloway 10-27-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Had low expectations from some reviews. AWESOME."
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Yep. Have.


    What did you like best about this story?

    I had no idea what to expect, but as the story went, I had figured out who the two heros were.... and I was TOTALLY wrong! Awesome. Good story.


    Any additional comments?

    It was a good listen. ended up hearing the whole thing in one sitting on a motorcycle trip. Was a great and memorable day. Next time I listen to it, I will be able to remember the roads I travelled when I heard it the first time. very good.

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    Kathleen 10-15-15
    Kathleen 10-15-15 Member Since 2008
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    "Excellent"

    It has been a long time since I have been so into a book that I couldn't stop listening to it. What kept me involved most was wanting to know where it was leading. While most of the expected Koontz elements still involved, he takes us down a new path and therefore to a new answer.
    Having read through decades of Books from this author, I recognize a definite mellowing to his style, I like it.
    I was nervous about the narration at first, seemed a bit too mellow, but found that he is a perfect fit to the story and characters.

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    Diana Granite Falls, WA, United States 10-12-15
    Diana Granite Falls, WA, United States 10-12-15 Member Since 2012

    I am a long haul owner operator truck driver, listening to audio books has been a salvation for me.

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    "innocence"

    I didn't get into the story all that much, almost didn't finish it. But I'm glad I did. in the end it explains things more, and it helped me understand it. The Narrator is good and easy to listen to. All in all its a good book.

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    Jake 10-09-15
    Jake 10-09-15 Member Since 2017
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    "Dean koontz - innocence"

    Wow what a waste of time!! A 13 hour story could've been told in 4 without all the ridiculously long descriptions of every single thing. And then there's the sick twisted perverts that were described in there that I could've gone without hearing. I will not be recommending this book

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    Kim 10-07-15
    Kim 10-07-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Didn't see it coming!"

    This is a great story of love and acceptance in a truly hostile world. Fantastic story, well read. Exciting!

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