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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (9,703 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Sidney Sheldon Narrator: Kit Flanagan Publisher: HarperCollins Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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All around the globe, people are being reported dead or missing.

In Berlin a woman vanishes from the city streets. In Paris a man plunges from the Eiffel Tower. In Denver a small plane crashes into the mountains. In Manhattan a body washes ashore from the East River. At first these seem to be random incidents, but the police soon discover all four of the victims are connected to Kingsley International Group (KIG), the largest think tank in the world.

Kelly Harris and Diane Stevens, young widows of two of the victims, encounter each other in New York, where Tanner Kingsley, the head of KIG, assures them he is using every resource to solve the mysterious deaths of their husbands. But he may be too late. Someone is intent on murdering both women, and they suffer a harrowing series of close escapes. Who is trying to kill them and why?

Forced together for protection, and suspicious of each other and everyone around them, the two widows embark on a terrifying game of cat and mouse against the unknown forces out to destroy them.

Taut with suspense and vivid characterization, full of shocking twists, and following an unnervingly realistic premise, Are You Afraid of the Dark? is Sidney Sheldon at the top of his game.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Fast-moving…engrossing…Sidney Sheldon is a master at giving the public what it wants.”

    Los Angeles Times

  • “An entertaining thriller.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “Sheldon…delivers the goods…The best kind of guilty pleasure.”

    Booklist

  • “This is pure Sidney Sheldon Gucci-filled international intrigue…Flanagan’s timing and inflection maintain the drama of this novel, all the while building a sense of dread as we begin to understand the sinister terror…Sheldon’s plot rests on a disarmingly realistic—and scary—premise that will surely keep listeners hooked.”

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  • A New York Times Bestseller
  • A USA Today Bestseller

Listener Opinions

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Jane Lee | 2/6/2014

    " Girl power at its finest. I think this is the book that sparked my interest in feminism. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Carrie | 2/2/2014

    " I was very disappointed in this one - I typically really enjoy Sidney Sheldon's books. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Ty Auditore | 1/27/2014

    " This book was amazing. The characters and story plot was written very well and I literally couldn't put the book down, nor stop thinking about it that I had to wake up in the morning just to finish the last few pages to finish off the mystery. I loved the book so much and would recommend it to people that are teens and up. Although the book has a lot of characters, you won't get confused later in the book. I love Sidney Sheldon's writing style and can't wait to read his other books :) "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Abiyasha - | 1/23/2014

    " I like the way he made the plot,jump from past to future and vice versa but i think it's a kind of bit predictable but for me who didn't read Sidney Sheldon books alot,this book really good,make you know many things you haven't known before "

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