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The Neighbor Audiobook

The Neighbor

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Publisher's Summary

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Every city has its wonders and mysteries. For the Pomerantz family, the most disturbing mystery at the moment is the identity and the intentions of their new neighbor, in this eBook original short story - a prequel to The City, the gripping and moving new novel by Dean Koontz.

The year is 1967. Malcolm Pomerantz is twelve, geeky and socially awkward, while his seriously bright sister, Amalia, is spirited and beautiful. Each is the other's best friend, united by a boundless interest in the world beyond their dysfunctional parents' unhappy home. But even the troubled Pomerantz household will seem to be a haven compared to the house next door, after an enigmatic and very secretive new neighbor takes up residence in the darkest hours of the night.

©2014 Dean Koontz. (P)2017 Brilliance Publishing, Inc., all rights reserved.

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    wendyful 06-18-17
    wendyful 06-18-17
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    "I Missed Mister Koontz"

    Ever since I became addicted to the internet in 2012, I have found it impossible to hold a book. It's a shame......Anyhow up until that point , I had read every single DK book known to humankind. I really missed him. Then I realized that he MUST have audio books that I can listen to from my phone. This was my first purchase. I listened in one session. The warm, fuzzy feelings caused by a suspenseful DK novel all came flying back to me. Great plot. Worthy characters. Good setting. Surprising twists. Awesome, sudden ending. enjoyed it so much

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    calvin long 05-05-17
    calvin long 05-05-17 Member Since 2015
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    "Too short"

    Great story but way to short not worth the money. Or not worth that much money but still great style.

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Michael Walnut Creek, CA, United States 09-04-17
    Michael Walnut Creek, CA, United States 09-04-17 Member Since 2017

    I focus on fiction, sci-fi, fantasy, science, history, politics and read a lot. I try to review everything I read.

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    "Short and OK"

    Pay cash, don't use a credit. A very short prequel to The City (which I found OK, but not great). This is an OK short story with some of the tone and characters of classic Koontz, but it is very short (1 hour) with little time for development and lacking the kick that a great short story needs. If you read everything Koontz writes, like I do, then you may very mildly and very briefly enjoy this book. If not, it is definitely skipable.

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    roz79 09-02-17
    roz79 09-02-17
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    "waste of a credit"

    not sure why I bought this. was not worth it. the theme was disturbing to me

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    "possessed by evil"

    Great short story. Depth and dimension of the evil neighbor could have been fleshed out. How didi it possess the boy to reach his sister. would like more stories about Amalya.

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    "Dissapointed"

    I feel a bit duped. I thought this was a novel and it turned out to be a very short story on which I spent a whole credit. Not a very inspiring one either. Very disappointed with audible for the first time since signing up, I'll make sure I read the profiles and reviews before any other purchase in future

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  • Zoska
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    "Too short!"

    I don't like it when Dean Koontz delivers a very short story. Very much deceived. The performance is ok, though.
    The story itself is very schematic. Feels like a sketch for a book rather than a book.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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