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  • 3 of 3 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
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Crookston Public Library CD TALKING BOOK KOR (Text) 33500013100680 Main Available -
Moorhead Public Library CD TALKING BOOK KOR (Text) 33500013100698 Main Available -
Red Lake Falls Public Library BOOK-ON-CD KOR (Text) 35500005617004 Main Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781549175657
  • ISBN: 1549175653
  • Physical Description: 10 audio discs (approximately 12 hr., 30 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [New York] : Hachette Audio, [2019].

Content descriptions

General Note:
Compact discs.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Robert Petkoff.
Summary, etc.:
The story of Tara Beckley, a college senior assigned to chaperone a visiting engineer to a conference. On the road, she is the victim of a brutal accident that kills the engineer but leaves Tara in a vegetative state - or, at least, so her doctors think. Really, she is the prisoner of locked-in syndrome, fully alert, but unable to move a muscle. Trapped in her body, she discovers that someone powerful wants her dead, but why? And what can she do, lying in a hospital bed, to stop them? Meanwhile, Abby Kaplan, an insurance investigator, is assigned to Tara's case. A former stunt driver, Abby has returned to Maine after a disaster in Hollywood left a beloved actor dead and her own reputation, and nerves shattered. She has nothing left to give to the case, but she can tell there's more to the accident than meets the eye. When she starts asking questions, things spin out of control fast, leaving her boss murdered, Abby on the run, and an enigmatic young hit man on her heels.

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2020 March #1
    One minute college student Tara Beckley is escorting a visiting professor to his speaking engagement on campus; the next, the professor is dead, and Tara is in a coma. Conscious, she can hear family and doctors discussing her fate, but she can't make a sound or a movement to let them know. Tara soon realizes that someone is trying to make sure that she doesn't recover. Fortunately for Tara, Abby Kaplan, a stunt driver turned insurance investigator, suspects there is more to this supposed accident. As she examines the wreck and pores over police statements, she realizes that this was a professional job. In a desperate game of cat and mouse, Abby fights to stay away from a young hitman bent on tying up loose ends. Reader Petkoff makes the bad guys sound menacing and the good guys sound upright. He handles a variety of accents and intonations and makes Tara sound believably terrified. The tension builds from the opening pages, and Petkoff makes the escalating action particularly gripping. Listeners may want to pull over for the ending. Copyright 2020 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

Michael Koryta is the New York Times bestselling author of fourteen novels, most recently How It Happened. His previous novels -- including Rise the Dark, Last Words, Those Who Wish Me Dead, and So Cold the River -- were New York Times notable books, national bestsellers, and have won or been nominated for numerous awards, including the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. Koryta is a former private investigator and newspaper reporter. He lives in Bloomington, Indiana, and Camden, Maine.

Subject: Traffic accident victims > Fiction.
Persistent vegetative state > Fiction.
Murder > Fiction.
Assassins > Fiction.
College students > Fiction.
Insurance investigators > Fiction.
Maine > Fiction.
Persistent vegetative state.
Traffic accident victims.
Genre: Audiobooks.
Thrillers (Fiction)
Thrillers (Fiction)

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