Extended Audio Sample

The Fall Audiobook

Extended Audio Sample The Fall, by Guillermo Del Toro, Chuck Hogan Click for printable size audiobook cover
3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 0 (12,306 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Guillermo Del Toro, Chuck Hogan Narrator: Daniel Oreskes Publisher: HarperCollins Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Strain Trilogy Release Date:
Regular Price: $24.99 Download
— or —
FlexPass™ Price: $3.95 Download (learn more )

From the authors of the instant New York Times bestseller The Strain comes the next volume in one of the most imaginative and frightening thriller series in many, many years 

Last week they invaded Manhattan. This week they will destroy the world.

The vampiric virus unleashed in The Strain has taken over New York City. It is spreading and soon will envelop the globe. Amid the chaos, Eph Goodweather—head of the Centers for Disease Control's team—leads a band out to stop these bloodthirsty monsters. But it may be too late.

Ignited by the Master's horrific plan, a war erupts between Old and New World vampires, each vying for control. At the center of the conflict lies a book, an ancient text that contains the vampires' entire history . . . and their darkest secrets. Whoever finds the book can control the outcome of the war and, ultimately, the fate of us all. And it is between these warring forces that humans—powerless and vulnerable—find themselves no longer the consumers but the consumed. Though Eph understands the vampiric plague better than anyone, even he cannot protect those he loves. His ex-wife, Kelly, has been transformed into a bloodcrazed creature of the night, and now she stalks the city looking for her chance to reclaim her Dear One: Zack, Eph's young son.

With the future of humankind in the balance, Eph and his team, guided by the brilliant former professor and Holocaust survivor Abraham Setrakian and exterminator Vasiliy Fet and joined by a crew of ragtag gangsters, must combat a terror whose ultimate plan is more terrible than anyone has imagined—a fate worse than annihilation.

Download and start listening now!

BK_HARP_002310

Quotes & Awards

  • “I cannot wait to see where Del Toro and Hogan take us next.”

    James Rollins, New York Times bestselling author

  • “A rattling piece of escapism.”

    Times (London)

  • “Taut pacing…macabre fight scenes…scary.”

    Booklist

  • “Relentlessly paves the way for what promises to be an epic third book.”

    Kirkus Reviews

  • A New York Times Bestseller
  • Featured on the Indie Next List for October 2010
  • A Publishers Weekly Bestseller
  • A USA Today Bestseller
  • A Los Angeles Times Bestseller

Listener Reviews

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Review by Aleece | 2/18/2014

    " just this the first it pulled me in. hope the last one is just as good "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Review by Ridgewalker | 2/10/2014

    " This is book two of a trilogy. It is an easy read, which is why I chose to start it on the airplane ride out to Boca. Lot's of action, very fast paced, and a well done vampire thrilled from a medical science point of view. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Review by Stepha | 2/5/2014

    " Very interesting take on Vampires. I enjoy how descriptive the writing is, this is a book that can keep you up at night. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Review by JulieLaLa | 1/21/2014

    " Not as good as the first book in the trilogy, but still compelling, especially as regards the characters we've grown to appreciate/worry about. The book does read like episodic television/mini-series, but that's not a bad thing. "

  • > Show All
Write a Review
What is FlexPass?
  • Your first audiobook is just $3.95
  • Over 90% are at or below $12.95
  • "LOVE IT" guarantee
  • No time limits or expirations
About the Author
Author Guillermo Del Toro

Guillermo del Toro was born in Guadalajara, Mexico in 1964. A film prodigy dedicated to Latin American cinema, he went on to make his own short films and soon earned a place on Time magazine’s list of the “50 Young Leaders for the New Millenium.” He has been hailed by the New York Times as “[an] amazing writer and director…in the first rank of world filmmakers.” 

About the Narrator

Daniel Oreskes is a narrator as well as a film, television, and stage actor. He has earned two AudioFile Earphones Awards for his narrations and has twice been a finalist for the Audie Award, including for 2012 Audiobook of the Year. His several film roles include The Thomas Crown Affair and Day Zero, and his many television credits include episodes of  Law & Order. He has acted on Broadway in Electra and Aida and in the off-Broadway Arthur Miller play Mr. Peters’ Connections with Peter Falk, as well as in numerous Shakespeare performances. A native New Yorker, he trained at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.