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  • The Servants of Twilight

  • By: Dean Koontz
  • Narrated by: Angela Dawe
  • Length: 15 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 56
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 52
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 51

An ordinary parking lot in southern California. Christine Scavello and her six-year-old son are accosted by a strange old woman. "I know who you are," the woman snaps at the boy. "I know what you are." A scream, a threat - and then a grotesque act of violence. Suddenly Christine's pride and joy, her only son, is targeted by a group of religious fanatics. They've branded him the Antichrist. They want to kill him. And they are everywhere.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • End a little dissapointing

  • By Jamie on 11-07-15

Good story until the end!!

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-02-15

Where does The Servants of Twilight rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

I've not been that lucky with audiobooks I must confess, so this one is up there, but that's not much of a benchmark!!

What was your reaction to the ending? (No spoilers please!)

Rubbish!! It was the ending that spoiled it for me - felt rushed and was an anticlimax.

Have you listened to any of Angela Dawe’s other performances? How does this one compare?

No.

If you made a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

You can run but you can't hide!!

Any additional comments?

Really good story right up until the end.

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  • 77 Shadow Street

  • By: Dean Koontz
  • Narrated by: Peter Berkrot
  • Length: 14 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 99
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 47
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 51

Enter the world of the Pendleton: The original owner became a recluse - and was rumored to be more than half mad - after his wife and two children were kidnapped in 1896 and never found. The second owner suffered a worse tragedy in 1935, when his house manager murdered him, his family, and the entire live-in staff.... Craftsmen and laborers working on renovations disappear or go mad.... For years, the Pendleton is a happy place, until a bad turn comes again.... Voices in unknown languages are heard in deserted rooms....

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Bit boring really

  • By sarahmoose2000 on 16-01-12

Mediocre.

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-02-15

Would you say that listening to this book was time well-spent? Why or why not?

Yes as I was sewing whilst listening - had I just been listening I'd have said no!!

What was the most interesting aspect of this story? The least interesting?

The little autistic girl. The fact it only had one setting.

What does Peter Berkrot bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you had only read the book?

He reads it so I can do other things at the same time!!

If this book were a film would you go see it?

Yes.

Any additional comments?

Another book where I got to the end and thought "is that it?!!"

Not a patch on my favourite Dean Koontz (Watchers).

  • Pandemic

  • A Novel
  • By: Scott Sigler
  • Narrated by: Phil Gigante
  • Length: 19 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 278
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 272
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 269

The entire human race balances on the razor's edge of annihilation, beset by an enemy that turns our own bodies against us, that changes normal people into psychopaths or transforms them into nightmares. To some, Doctor Margaret Montoya is a hero-a brilliant scientist who saved the human race from an alien intelligence determined to exterminate all of humanity. To others, she's a monster - a mass murderer single-handedly responsible for the worst atrocity ever to take place on American soil. All Margaret knows is that she's broken. The blood of a million deaths is on her hands.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • what a way to go!

  • By robert on 20-02-14

Not as good as the first two.

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-02-15

Good narration. Irritating music. Bad writing in parts spoiled it. Some shocking and gruesome moments that were well written and cringeworthy bad writing in others. Predictable ending.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful