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Summary

An audio original novella featuring bestselling author Dean Koontz’s compelling new heroine, Jane Hawk. From the case files of the former FBI agent before she became the nation’s most wanted fugitive - The Bone Farm details a desperate man-hunt for a serial killer before he murders again.

Katherine Haskell, a young college co-ed is on her way back to school, but she never makes it there. Instead, she becomes the latest prey of the rapist and murderer dubbed by the tabloids the “Mother Hater.” He is a twisted soul who kidnaps young girls for pleasure then discards them.

Katherine is missing, but she’s not yet dead. FBI agents Jane Hawk and her partner Gary Burkett must descend into the hell of this killer’s mind to solve the case before it is too late. The question is - will they both get out alive?

©2018 Dean Koontz (P)2018 Brilliance Publishing, Inc., all rights reserved

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short

should be informed how short it is before purchase. the actual content was ok but this is not a novel

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  • QueenEve
  • 19-05-18

Gritty/Realistic

Sounds like it could have been a real case file or a report from a case that was never made public. You feel for all the characters because they put you in their shoes. Well done all around!

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  • Utilisateur anonyme
  • 06-05-18

First Timer

This was the first audio book I've ever heard and I am now hooked! The story was great and the way it was read I really felt as if I was in the story with the characters. I am a teacher and it is a great way to decompress after working. I will also be recommending this app to everyone I know, thank you!!!

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 11-05-18

awesome,Koontz is back,in my book!<br />Short,but fun!

loved it, Koontz is back,in my book..
looking forward to the next installment...
More fun and kept my interest then the first 2 books in this series.

7 of 7 people found this review helpful

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  • Kris Kelly
  • 09-05-18

conflicted

the Male narrator was okay. the female narrator was terrible. the story was riveting and that's the only thing that kept me listening. that coupled with knowing that it was a short listen because if it was a longer book it would have been difficult listening to her jerky sing song awkward narration. overall it was a great story though and glad I did experience the story because this is one of my favorite authors.

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  • Anita Vaughn
  • 04-07-18

Short and concise.

As an imediate fan of Jane Hawk, I liked this story. I especially enjoyed the action sequences, for which Dean Koontz has always shined. However, the explanitory antagonists' sequences read more like an author's overall character sketch, not to be published, but to be used to further a writer's knowledge of his/her own character(s). Still, it's still worth reading. Koontz rarely--if ever--disappoints.

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  • Wanpakumono
  • 31-05-18

classic Koont

this was a Great Book classic Koontz. I just wish it was longer. it ended way too quickly and I was left wanting more

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  • Paresh
  • 24-05-18

I enjoyed it

Unlike lot of reviews I read earlier about bad narration / performance actually I liked it. Can say I was hooked by the story are there was hardly and suspense or thrill but given the length I went on from start to finish. The sad part was almost in the 4th chapter itself (20 mins) the story was almost clear..!

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  • DL Horner
  • 13-05-18

I love Koontz books...

I haven't read a book that I didn't like from Koontz. This is a short story but good, wish it had been longer.

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  • Cheri
  • 08-05-18

bone farm review

intense at end. very good story line using the more than identical twins and their different personalities. riveting.

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  • Asheley
  • 25-06-18

SUSPENSEFUL CREEPY & FANTASTIC

This is my first experience with Dean Koontz and I really enjoyed this listen. There are alternating POV's with nice short chapters, which really worked to increase the suspense as the story progressed. I like Jane Hawk; I think she did a great job working this case and I'm glad to be reading/listening to more of her as the series progresses. The villain is perfectly disturbing and creepy, especially with James Anderson Foster's narration. Outstanding performances by both narrators.

I bought this audiobook outright since the regular price was far, far less than the price of a credit. It was well worth what I paid and I recommend this one to other listeners. I had a great time listening while I was cleaning my kitchen and working around my house this morning. Dean Koontz was one of the authors that my Dad always used to enjoy reading so it makes me feel good somehow to start with his stories today, like I'm a little bit closer to my Dad or something.

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