Regular price: $27.95

Free with 30-day trial
Membership details Membership details
  • A 30-day trial plus your first audiobook, free
  • 1 credit/month after trial – good for any book, any price
  • Easy exchanges – swap any book you don’t love
  • Keep your audiobooks, even if you cancel
  • After your trial, Audible is just $14.95/month
OR
In Cart

Publisher's Summary

Nowhere to run, one place left to hide. You're running from bullets through the streets of your own town. Your life's on the line and no-one's there to help. What's happened? When did safety turn to fear, peace turn to war, happiness turn to panic? When did your normal day become a nightmare?

Ellie and her friends struggle with the biggest questions life can offer in Darkness, Be My Friend, the fourth book in the award-winning Tomorrow series.

Don't miss the other titles in John Marsden's Tomorrow series.
©1999 Jomden Pty Ltd.; (P)1999, 2001 Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd, by arrangement with Jomden Pty Ltd.

Critic Reviews

"Packed with almost unbearable suspense and breathtaking action." (Amazon.com)

What members say

Average Customer Ratings

Overall

  • 4.4 out of 5.0
  • 5 Stars
    154
  • 4 Stars
    67
  • 3 Stars
    24
  • 2 Stars
    6
  • 1 Stars
    3

Performance

  • 4.6 out of 5.0
  • 5 Stars
    114
  • 4 Stars
    42
  • 3 Stars
    8
  • 2 Stars
    0
  • 1 Stars
    2

Story

  • 4.5 out of 5.0
  • 5 Stars
    101
  • 4 Stars
    46
  • 3 Stars
    14
  • 2 Stars
    2
  • 1 Stars
    1
Sort by:
  • Overall
  • Performance
  • Story
  • Amber
  • Fort Collins, CO, United States
  • 07-03-13

A low in the series, but still well worth the time

I think the trouble with this book is the huge leap of faith we need to take in order to accept that any adult would ask children (or even untrained adult civilians) to go into such a heavily contested military zone. I had trouble swallowing this, and so the rest of the book also felt a little more "make believe" than the previous books had.

Even with that aside, however, I didn't find this book as compelling as the first three. I have purchased the next in the series, but feel a bit wary. It is difficult to put my finger on the problem exactly (it is still a good listen), but this installment felt a little forced. I got the impression that there were meant to be only 3 in the series, but the publishers made such a great offer Marsden dusted the characters off for number 4.

I have marked the narrator lower on this recording than the first 3 - this is simply because she has so much trouble with the New Zealand accents! She does a fabulous job otherwise and captures the personalities of the main characters well.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Overall
  • Performance
  • Story
  • JoJo
  • Portland, OR
  • 04-05-16

Awesome book, amazing series, highly recommend!

I own the paperbacks too and have read them many times but still I bought the audio books because I can listen while I'm at work (I clean houses). Love these books!

  • Overall
  • Performance
  • Story
  • rod
  • baulkham hills, Australia
  • 11-26-11

Fantastic

This is one of the best stories I have read, please keep me coming.

How true it could be.

Rod

  • Overall
  • Bev
  • Alton, IL, USA
  • 09-06-07

Great Book

This series is great. Highly recommend.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

Sort by:
  • Overall
  • Performance
  • Story
  • Nikki Franklin
  • 08-30-16

Amazing as always

A amazing book that continues the series beautifully and leave you clinging for the next one.

  • Overall
  • Performance
  • Story
  • RH WILSON
  • 05-05-15

Best book ever

Recommend to people who liked hunger games maze runner loved it so mulch ❤️💜💛💚💙 buy its so good 💟💟 💚💚 loved it forever

  • Overall
  • Rosie and Duncan
  • 02-13-13

Another brilliant book

We have read all his other books and this was the next one. Its a truly gripping story that keeps you wanting more. Its hard to stop listening and both me and my husband finished this audiobook so quickly. The narrator is as good as always and reads the story perfectly, it adds to the enjoyment of the audiobook.



This book is all about them first being taken from the war to New Zealand and then being taken back to war to help as Gorilla's. As you can imagine it was hard on the teenagers,leaving the war thinking they were safe and it was over for them to having to go back and continue fighting. It makes a very interesting story and one you'll enjoy to the very end....wanting to then start the next book ASAP.



Highly Recommended and as said in all his books of this series this book isn't just for teenagers as adults will enjoy it too. We are both adults and we both loved this and all his other books in the series.

Sort by:
  • Overall
  • Performance
  • Story
  • Wathik
  • 10-22-15

loved it

this is an amazing story I am always driving to work listening to it on my long drive

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Overall
  • Performance
  • Story
  • Angela Henschke
  • 05-29-15

thrilling

not quite as exciting as the others. but thrilling all the same. cant wait to see what happens in the next one