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Double Threat: A Thriller Kindle Edition
Praise for F. Paul Wilson
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Michael Crouch is an actor based in New York City. His audiobook narrations have earned an Audie Award, multiple Earphones Awards, and Best of the Year accolades from Booklist, School Library Journal, and Publishers Weekly. He can also be heard on national commercials, cartoons, video games, and the anime series Pokemon XY and Yu-Gi-Oh! Arc-V.
Stephanie Willing is a professional voice actor and audiobook narrator. She enjoys working from her home studio in Queens, New York.
Rupert Degas has lent his voice to multiple commercials, audiobooks, films, and video games during his career. The recipient of fifteen Earphones Awards, he has been nominated for several Audies and was named by AudioFile as Best Voice of the Year 2008, 2009, and 2019. --This text refers to the audioCD edition.
- ASIN : B08GJPKMBS
- Publisher : Forge Books (June 29, 2021)
- Publication date : June 29, 2021
- Language : English
- File size : 3211 KB
- Text-to-Speech : Enabled
- Screen Reader : Supported
- Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
- X-Ray : Enabled
- Word Wise : Enabled
- Print length : 384 pages
- Lending : Not Enabled
- Best Sellers Rank: #56,522 in Kindle Store (See Top 100 in Kindle Store)
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Part rewrite of HEALER, a short novel published by Wilson in 1976, and part oblique sequel to the outstanding novella, WARDENCLYFFE, DOUBLE THREAT tells the story of Daley, a young grifter on the lam after her last scam blows up. She flees San Diego for the Eastern Desert and hides in a small cave up in the hills. She feels something land on her head and passes out. When she awakens she pries a smallish, flat, something or other from her head and tosses it in disgust. She soon meets Juana, a Native American, who seems to know something about what landed on her and knocked her out, but everything she says is pretty cryptic. Especially when Daley starts hearing a voice in her head, one that talks back to her. Moreover, Daley starts to show some rather startling new abilities.
There's a very wealthy and isolated cult-like family, the Pendrys, that is playing around with a replica of Tesla's energy broadcasting tower from WARDENCLYFFE (you really should read that before DOUBLE THREAT or you won't understand some of the (probably very important) behind the scenes and so far not elaborated) problems with the tower. And some weird critters that Daley think she sees one night in the desert. There is a huge cliffhanger of an ending, but that's OK since we know from the get-go that this js the first part of a two part series.
The Secret History of the World is never mentioned as such (that's usually the way it works in all the novels and stories outside of the RJ novels), but its fingerprints are all over what happened to Daley, Juana, the Pendry's and the Tesla Tower. I'm assuming that the connections will be made clear in the second part to this series.
I'm giving this one 4 stars for now but that could change depending on how good the second part is.
Recommended and an absolute must-read for long time fans.