Skarlet

  • by Thomas Emson
  • Narrated by Arthur Darvill
  • 12 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Fear grips London as dozens of clubbers die after taking a sinister new drug. But that's only the beginning. 48 Hours later, the dead clubbers wake up - and it's open season on the living, which are butchered for their blood. Soon, London gives a name to its terror: Vampires. Jake Lawton, bitter and betrayed after the Iraq War, finds himself fighting another battle - against the growing army of immortal hunters and their human cohorts. Lawton joins forces with the journalist who brought about his downfall and the dealer tricked into distributing the drug. And together they take on the spineless authorities, the ruthless cohorts, and the hungry dead.
But the vampire plague unleashed in London is nothing to what lurks beneath the streets - Waiting to be fed ...Waiting to be resurrected... Waiting to reign again over a city of human slaves...

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A Return To Scary Vampires!

So refreshing to hear a vampire story where they aren't sparkly, sexy, tormented immortals! Vampires are supposed to be scary and Thomas Emson remembered that. The characters are very real. I could have done without the political ranting about the Iraq war, but overall enjoyed the story and am looking forward to the next 2 books. Arthur Darvill (Rory from Doctor Who) does an excellent job narrating and I hope he will narrate the rest of the series.
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- Kimberly

The cover is really awesome

This book just didn't take off for me. I'll admit i have the attention spay of a five year old but it just never hooked me. Didn't finish it. I gave 2 stars for the benefit of the doubt.
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- colleen

Book Details

  • Release Date: 08-04-2012
  • Publisher: Audible Studios