• The Rains

  • The Rains Brothers, Book 1
  • By: Gregg Hurwitz
  • Narrated by: Todd Haberkorn
  • Length: 9 hrs and 55 mins
  • 4.4 out of 5 stars (1,336 ratings)

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The Rains

By: Gregg Hurwitz
Narrated by: Todd Haberkorn
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Publisher's summary

In the tradition of Rick Yancey's The 5th Wave, the first YA novel from New York Times bestselling author Gregg Hurwitz. In one terrifying night, the peaceful community of Creek's Cause turns into a war zone. No one under the age of eighteen is safe. Chance Rain and his older brother, Patrick, have already fended off multiple attacks from infected adults by the time they arrive at the school where other young survivors are hiding.

Most of the kids they know have been dragged away by once-trusted adults who are now ferocious, inhuman beings. The parasite that transformed them takes hold after people turn eighteen - and Patrick's birthday is only a few days away.

Determined to save Patrick's life and the lives of the remaining kids, the brothers embark on a mission to uncover the truth about the parasites - and what they find is horrifying. Battling an enemy not of this earth, Chance and Patrick become humanity's only hope for salvation.

©2016 Gregg Hurwitz. (P)2016 Brilliance Audio, all rights reserved.

Critic reviews

Thriller Award Winner, Best Young Adult Novel, 2018