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Book Reviews of The Cold One

The Cold One
The Cold One
Author: Christopher Pike
ISBN-13: 9780812512458
ISBN-10: 0812512456
Publication Date: 12/15/1995
Pages: 416
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.

3.8 stars, based on 35 ratings
Publisher: Tor Books
Book Type: Paperback
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6 Book Reviews submitted by our Members...sorted by voted most helpful

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Helpful Score: 2
This is the first Christopher Pike book that I have read that wasn't for young adults. I had difficulty getting into it-but after the first 3 chapters, I couldn't put it down.
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Helpful Score: 2
This book was good, although confusing at time because there were SO many characters involved. It has a really interesting set of twists that make it a great read.

A note to potential readers. Be forewarned. There was supposed to be a sequel to this book. Since 13 years have now passed, I am starting to doubt it.
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Helpful Score: 1
Not your average Christopher Pike book. Not a teen book. Very good though.
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Helpful Score: 1
Supernatural thriller about an emotionless being of great evil. Great read.
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Two stars. Didn't finish reading this book, as it became too gruesome for me. Ick. I was tired of the bad language anyway--the author tried to keep it real with foul words from a former gang member character. I had to skip over the graphic sex, which I wasn't thrilled about seeing by this author. I had high hopes for this thriller, given that the author wrote such popular teen books in the 90's.
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From the back of the book:
In The Cold One, Christopher Pike creates a villain whose soft touch can wither a person's soul, whose great beauty conceals a black heart, and whose breath carries death in every exhalation. An emotionless being of great and ancient evil, the Cold One exists only to destroy mankind.
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