A Cold Dark Place

  • by Gregg Olsen
  • Narrated by Kevin Foley
  • 10 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

In a secluded farm house in the Pacific Northwest, a family has been slaughtered – and a teenage son has disappeared. Single mother and cop, Emily Kenyon spearheads a dark hunt for a killer. But Emily's teenage daughter Jenna is one step ahead of her...are planted in...Jenna knows the boy suspected of murdering his family and wants to help him – perhaps too much. Then another family is butchered, this time in Iowa. And on the heels of this brutal slaying, another follows in Salt Lake City. Eerie similarities link the crime scenes. But an even darker connection threatens to claim even more victims.
As Emily fits the puzzle pieces together, she realizes the danger surrounding her daughter is worse than she'd imagined. Now, in a desperate race to save Jenna, Emily must match wits the most cunning, diabolical killer she's faced yet in her career – a killer who just placed her and her daughter on the top of the list..


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

A Cold Dark Place deserves better reviews

Where does A Cold Dark Place rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

With over 500 audiobooks in my library it would be difficult to place this one. Not at the very top or bottom but somewhere in the middle.

Who was your favorite character and why?

Emily Kenyon

What does Kevin Foley bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

Kevin Foley did a great job with this especially since the main character is a woman.

Any additional comments?

This book has gotten some poor and mediocre reviews on both Audible and Amazon and I'm not sure why. I actually listened for some of the discrepancies mentioned (blonde hair/brown), only to hear that the girl colored her hair out of a bottle. If people would listen the story may have unfolded with a little more fluidity. I thought this was a really good fast paced book, well written, believable and completed with talented narration. This is worth the credit!

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- shelley

Don't waste your credit!

Who would you have cast as narrator instead of Kevin Foley?

I don't think anyone, not even Scott Brick, could have made this book better!

Any additional comments?

At first I thought this book was bad because they chose a male narrator even though the main character is a female (and most of the others) however the more I listened the more I realized how bad the writing really is! I couldn't believe some of the dialog between characters. The main character was whiny, illogical, and the dialog so cheesy it made me angry. I'm not sure who should be more ashamed, the writer or me for actually listening!

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- Lisa

Book Details

  • Release Date: 04-02-2010
  • Publisher: Books in Motion