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Author: Dean Koontz
A storm struck on the night Laura Shane was born, and there was a strangeness about the weather that people would remember for years. But even more mysterious was the blond-haired stranger who appeared out of nowhere ? the man who saved Laura from a fatal delivery. Years later ? another bolt of lightning ? and the stranger returned, again to sav...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9781423338963
ISBN-10: 1423338960
Publication Date: 5/29/2007
Edition: Unabridged
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.

4.3 stars, based on 10 ratings
Publisher: Brilliance Audio on CD Unabridged
Book Type: Audio CD
Other Versions: Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
Members Wishing: 1
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Leigh avatar reviewed Lightning on + 377 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 11
By far, Koontz's best work. This is one of the few books I've read in the realm of science fiction that effectively, and more importantly - correctly, deals with time travel and paradox. Koontz doesn't make mistakes with this one and ties up his loose ends, creating a pleasing and satisfying action story, time travel story, alternate history story, and love story. You get more than you bargain for if you pick up this little gem.
reviewed Lightning on + 46 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 5
Laura Shane has been a haunted woman all her life. From a violent delivery in a stunning thunderstorm, to her mortifying days in the orphanage. Someone has been looking out for her, keeping her safe and out of danger, from the womb...but what are these stranger's intentions? Does he really mean her well? Just where does he come from, and why doesn't he seem to age?

Now, Laura is a happily married woman with a somewhat happy life. But that's all about to change, because now someone has come to kill her...and the stranger, her guardian angel, will expose himself for who he really is. Will Laura believe him? Can she trust him? Will he actually keep her safe this time?

Dean Koontz scores yet again. "Lightning" is a science fiction/suspense/romance thriller to top all others. No one writes like Koontz, no one can hope to write like Koontz, and "Lightning" is a perfect example of his craftsmanship. A rivetting novel that'll leave you glued to the pages and wanting more.
reviewed Lightning on + 3 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 4
This is another one of my favorite Koontz books - in my top 10 overall! It's about time travel, although that's kind of a spoiler - you don't really get to the time traveling until about halfway through the book. Then it picks up the sci-fi edge very quickly and, as one reviewer already mentioned, is as tightly logical as the idea of time travel can be. Excellent read - couldn't put it down!
reviewed Lightning on + 121 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 3
Dean Koontz is not my favorite author, but this book does have it's good points. Quite interesting and different.
KelseyFamily06 avatar reviewed Lightning on + 53 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 1
Had a little trouble getting 'into' the book at the beginning. But after awhile it picked up. Good book.
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