Before Kendi learned to use his talent of navigating the plane of mental existence known as the Dream, he had to escape his physical existence as a slave
This is Steven Harper, the author of NIGHTMARE. Naturally, I feel the story for the book is strong--what author wouldn't?--but I bought and downloaded the audio version because I was dying to see how it came out.
I have to say I was a little nervous about it. The narrator can build or destroy a book on audio, and what if I didn't like this one?
I needn't have worried. The narrator for the entire Silent Empire series is P.J. Ochlan, and he's awesome! He even gave Kendi an Australian accent. The voice he gave Ben is pitch perfect, exactly the way I imagined him in my head. It melts my heart, to tell you the truth. I lived with Kendi and Ben and Ara for years, and they became in a way very real to me. I miss them terribly, and would love to write more books about them. Hearing their voices on an audio book made he unexpectedly ache for my Silent Empire people again, and it's a testimony to Mr. Ochlan's narration.
Several sections made me shout and cry and rewind so I could listen again. I loved it. Now I have to decide if I'm going to wait for my complimentary codes or go on to DREAMER.
--Steven Harper Piziks
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