Dark Eden

2 books in series
4 out of 5 stars 14 ratings

Dark Eden Publisher's Summary

Fifteen-year-old Will Besting is sent by his doctor to Fort Eden, an institution meant to help patients suffering from crippling phobias. Once there, Will and six other teenagers take turns in mysterious fear chambers and confront their worst nightmare - with the help of the group facilitator, Rainsford, an enigmatic guide. When the patients emerge from the chamber, they feel emboldened by the previous night's experiences. But each person soon discovers strange, unexplained aches and pains....What is really happening to the seven teens trapped in this dark Eden?

Patrick Carman's Dark Eden is a provocative exploration of fear, betrayal, memory, and - ultimately - immortality.

©2011 Patrick Carman (P)2011 HarperCollinsPublishers
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  • Book 1

    • Dark Eden

    • By: Patrick Carman
    • Narrated by: Dan Bittner
    • Length: 5 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11

    Fifteen-year-old Will Besting is sent by his doctor to Fort Eden, an institution meant to help patients suffering from crippling phobias. Once there, Will and six other teenagers take turns in mysterious fear chambers and confront their worst nightmare - with the help of the group facilitator, Rainsford, an enigmatic guide.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Wow! Didn't see the ending coming!

    • By Lisa on 11-11-11

    Regular price: $21.67

  • Book 2

    • Eve of Destruction

    • Dark Eden, Book 2
    • By: Patrick Carman
    • Narrated by: Dan Bittner, Nicole Poole
    • Length: 5 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Will Besting and the other teens whose phobias were "cured" at Fort Eden have been summoned back by Mrs. Goring. Her dying wish is to see them together one last time. Or is it? Ensnared in a dangerous, ever-deepening mystery, Will must lead his friends through a perilous underground trap masterminded by two devious souls at war with each other. It's a game of cat and mouse, and not everyone will be alive when it's over. Can Will outwit both Rainsford and Goring, ending their reign of fear forever?

    Regular price: $21.67