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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (10 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Steven James Narrator: Adam Verner Publisher: Oasis Audio, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Jevin Banks Experience Release Date: November 2012 ISBN: 9781621881520
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While covertly investigating a controversial neurological research program, exposé filmmaker Jevin Banks is drawn into a far-reaching conspiracy involving one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical firms. After giving up his career as an escape artist and illusionist in the wake of his wife and sons’ tragic death, Jevin is seeking not only answers about the questionable mind-to-mind communication program but also answers to why his family suffered as they did.

Rooted in groundbreaking science and inspired by actual research, Placebo explores the far reaches of science, consciousness, and faith. Readers will love this taut, intelligent, and emotionally gripping new thriller from master storyteller Steven James.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Gripping and intense, it will keep you on the edge of your seat until the last page.”

    Gayle Lynds, New York Times bestselling author

  • “Fascinating, gripping, and thrilling—I loved this book. The Master Storyteller has woven another spell in Placebo, where the lines of science, reality, and fiction blur into one compelling tale. Intelligent and absolutely unputdownable, you will lose sleep over this one.”

    Tosca Lee, New York Times bestselling author

  • “Presto! The Bowers Files disappear and James’ new series explodes onto the fiction stage with Jevin Banks, an escape artist who tragically loses his family and his nerve for his craft…The writing, pacing, and plot lines are impeccable, the author always pulling up the shade a bit for a shaft of light and redemption to make gruesome scenes somehow bearable. Much isn’t fully resolved, but that’s why readers like series and are happy to let money vanish and reappear in the pockets of masterful novelists like James.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “With every new book, Steven James elevates his game and lifts his readers with him. Placebo is a winner! Highly recommended.”

    Davis Bunn, bestselling author of Lion of Babylon

Listener Opinions

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Giovanni Gelati | 2/7/2014

    " Steven James does it again! Great cast of characters and I am looking forward to the next novel already! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jackie | 1/20/2014

    " I am normally a huge fan of Steven James. His writing style is just incredible, and I love being able to see things from the point of view of all of the major characters. This book was not as enjoyable as his others have been for me. I found the storyline to be very intriguing but the technical language was a bit overwhelming at times. Steven James always does a great amount of research into his books before writing them which I highly respect, but I felt like I needed a background in quantam physics among other things to really understand parts of this book. Overall, I did enjoy it even when I had to muddle through sections and will read the next one. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Sarah | 1/10/2014

    " I think I still like the Bowers books better, but this was an exciting beginning to a new series. Intense and emotional beginning, very interesting characters, and an intriguing story. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Oma | 1/7/2014

    " ANOTHER great Steven James character is created! Can't wait for book 2 starring "magician" , Jevin Banks. Lots more philosophical discussion in this series. I started to see the "Christian" label for James becoming true. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Dave | 11/15/2013

    " Good character development as the protagonist struggles with grief and continuing to live. The author wrote convincingly. Protagonist also has unique skills that will make for engaging sequels. Enjoyable fast-paced thriller. Good airplane book. 3.5 stars "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Henry McLaughlin | 7/1/2013

    " Steven James introduces a new and exciting hero and a fascinating cast of supporting characters with an exciting plot full of his usual twists, tension and suspense, "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Charlie Dennis | 6/16/2013

    " Gets off to a slow start and is a very good story but it does drag. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Vickie Buenger | 3/25/2013

    " I wish I had bought this in paperback instead of as an e-book so I could have read it at the gym. The fast-moving plot line would compel me to get back to the gym so that I wouldn't have to wait to see what would happen next. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Bonnie | 3/14/2013

    " I really enjoyed this book. The characters were fun and interesting and the plot well done. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Dina Sleiman | 1/20/2013

    " Loved all the quantum physics!!! Quantum entanglement, string theory, the multiverse. Very exciting and thought-provoking book. "

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About the Author
Author Steven James

Steven James is a critically acclaimed author who has written more than thirty books, including the bestselling Bowers Files series. He is a contributing editor to Writer’s Digest and has taught writing and storytelling principles on three continents. James lives in Tennessee with his wife and three daughters.

About the Narrator

Adam Verner is a full-time narrator with over 250 titles recorded for ncompanies such as HarperCollins, Recorded Books, Brilliance, Blackstone Audio, AudioGo, Tantor, Oasis, Audible, Highbridge, eChristian, Dreamscape, and Zondervan. He is the recipient of three AudioFile Earphones Awards and has been nominated for Voice Arts awards by the Society of Voice Arts and Sciences. He holds an MFA in acting from the Chicago College of the Performing Arts at Roosevelt University.