Broken Monsters

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Lauren Beukes

Narrated By: Christine Lakin, Terra Deva

Publisher: Hachette Book Group USA

Date: September 2014

Duration: 13 hours 27 minutes

Summary:

"Scary as hell and hypnotic. I couldn't put it down...I'd grab it if I were you." --Stephen King













A criminal mastermind creates violent tableaus in abandoned Detroit warehouses in Lauren Beukes's new genre-bending novel of suspense.




Detective Gabriella Versado has seen a lot of bodies. But this one is unique even by Detroit's standards: half boy, half deer, somehow fused together. As stranger and more disturbing bodies are discovered, how can the city hold on to a reality that is already tearing at its seams?




If you're Detective Versado's geeky teenage daughter, Layla, you commence a dangerous flirtation with a potential predator online. If you're desperate freelance journalist Jonno, you do whatever it takes to get the exclusive on a horrific story. If you're Thomas Keen, known on the street as TK, you'll do what you can to keep your homeless family safe--and find the monster who is possessed by the dream of violently remaking the world.




If Lauren Beukes's internationally bestselling The Shining Girls was a time-jumping thrill ride through the past, her Broken Monsters is a genre-redefining thriller about broken cities, broken dreams, and broken people trying to put themselves back together again.

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  • Sarah Merriman

    Great book. Stephan King himself recommended it so, naturally, I had to listen. Definitely an exciting listen.

  • Martha Stephens

    A fun read until the last 20%. After that it feels a little clunky.