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Author: Robert Pobi Narrator: Peter Berkrot Publisher: Brilliance Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: November 2012 ISBN: 9781455842179
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Recently widowered and grieving, Gavin flees New York City for the quiet of the country. His new home on Lake Caldasac has surprisingly few visitors, and the author soon learns why: a suspiciously high number of people have gone missing in the small town. The deaths have all been ruled accidents, but Finn Horn, a handicapped boy obsessed with fishing, knows the truth. There’s a monster in the lake. And it wants to feed.

Thirteen-year-old Finn, who is dying of cancer, has only one last wish: to go down in the record books for catching a real-life monster. Battling demons of his own, Gavin joins Finn on his perilous quest to slay the nightmarish leviathan.

An homage to the blockbuster Jaws and the classic American novel Moby-Dick, Mannheim Rex is a deep dark thriller that switches seamlessly between heartwarming friendship and heart-stopping action.

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  • “Robert Pobi gives Stephen King a run for his money in Mannheim Rex…This is a wicked page turner that veers between human drama and emotion, to bloody horror, to heartwarming story about friendship and back to terror. It is full of deeply rich characters that readers will enjoy cheering for and both “monsters" are terrifying.”

    Graffiti Magazine, editorial review

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Kim | 10/30/2013

    " Wonderful--wish I could find more by this author. Less grisly than Bloodman, but just as frightening. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Dory | 10/4/2013

    " He's still good at the creepy killer stuff. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Cheryl | 8/30/2013

    " Excellent book. Great characters. Like reading a creature feature movie. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Adam | 8/16/2013

    " two unlikely friends team up to catch a lake monster. this was an enjoyable thriller novel. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Tracey | 1/28/2013

    " Great summer read. I really enjoyed this tale of friendship and monsters. "

About the Narrator

Peter Berkrot, winner of Audie and Earphones Awards for narration, is a stage, screen, and television actor and acting coach. He has narrated over three hundred works that span a range of genres, including fiction, nonfiction, thriller, and children’s titles. His audiobook credits include works of Alan Glynn, Eric Van Lustbader, Nora Roberts and Dean Koontz. In film and television, he appeared in Caddyshack, America’s Most Wanted, and Unsolved Mysteries. He performs in regional and New York theaters and directs the New Voices acting school.