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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (15,885 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Dean Koontz Narrator: Carol Cowan, Michael Hanso Publisher: Brilliance Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Frank Pollard awakens in an alley, knowing nothing but his name - and that he is in great danger. Having taken refuge in a motel, he wakes again only to find his hands covered in blood. As far as he knows, he's no killer. But whose blood is this, and how did it get there? Over the next few days Frank develops a fear of sleep, because each time he wakes he discovers strange objects in his hands and pockets - objects far more frightening than blood. Husband-and-wife detective team Bobby and Julie Dakota specialize in high-ticket corporate security investigations, but when a distraught and desperate Frank Pollard begs them to watch over him, they can't refuse. Out of compassion - and curiosity - they agree to get to the bottom of his mysterious, amnesiac fugues. It seems a simple job: just follow a client who wants to be watched and tell him where he winds up. But as the Dakotas begin to discover where their client goes when he sleeps, they are drawn slowly into ever-darkening realms where they encounter the ominous figure stalking Frank. Their lives are threatened, as is that of Julie's gentle, Down's-syndrome brother, Thomas. To Thomas, death is "the bad place" from which there is no return. But Julie and Bobby - and their tortured client - ultimately learn that equally bad places exist in the world of the living, places so steeped in evil that in contrast death seems almost a relief... Praise for Dean Koontz "A master storyteller, sometimes humorous, sometimes shocking, but always riveting. His characters sparkle with life. And his fast-paced plots are wonderfully fiendish, taking unexpected twists and turns." - The San Diego Union-Tribune "One of our finest and most versatile suspense writers." - The Macon Telegraph & News "His prose mesmerizes...Koontz consistently hits the bull's-eye." - Arkansas Democrat "An exceptional novelist...top-notch." - Lincoln Journal-Star Download and start listening now!


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  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Danya | 2/18/2014

    " I keep saying I won't read another Dean Koontz book. But I do. They are readable, but not my faves. The pace at the end was good, but the ending was lame. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Charlotte | 2/11/2014

    " This books was rather disturbing. Still, it kept enough mystery for me to finish it. But disturbing. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Terry | 2/3/2014

    " Weird! This was a long road trip novel to keep me awake into the night. It did that, but little else. The book does show a wild imagination and a pretty predictable plot. There is violence, insanity, teleporting, riches, rare diseases, genetic disorders and did I mention bizarre violence! Certainly not a recommended read, but I also didn't fall asleep driving! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Rey Walker | 1/26/2014

    " Koontz handles the mentally challenged very well; the character is endearing and believable. There are bits of sci-fi and a cool locale. "

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