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Publisher's Summary

They were known as the Killing Times, when serial murder reached epidemic proportions. Victims of hard-edged crime demanded hard-wired punishment, and the new prisons were born.

Now one determined woman, a survivor of that dark age, tries to rehabilitate killers by tapping into the source of their obsessions: their worst fears. Her name is Dr. Jaguar Addams, and on a satellite prison called Planetoid Three she is about to face the most challenging subject of her career: the ultimate assassin, a dangerously disturbed woman who will teach Jaguar the true meaning of fear.

©2011 B. A. Chepaitis (P)2011 John Betancourt

Critic Reviews

"Exciting." (The Denver Post)
"Crackles with tension." (SF Site Reviews)

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  • Steve
  • LOS ANGELES, CA, United States
  • 10-18-12

Great ride, great read

Not much more to say. The book grabs you right away and powers you along in a strange world that is both compelling and frightening. The narration elevates the book. It sweeps you along and adds to the intrigue and drama. A great combination.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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The Fear Principle

What disappointed you about The Fear Principle?

Good story ruined by the narrators boring, toneless voice.

How would you have changed the story to make it more enjoyable?

A different narrator

Would you be willing to try another one of Diane Havens’s performances?

No

What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

Disappointment with the performance.

Any additional comments?

It took several attempts to hear this entire book. The narrator kept putting me to sleep.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful