Faces of Fear

  • by John Saul
  • Narrated by Laural Merlington
  • 9 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Though Alison McKenzie lives near beauty-obsessed Beverly Hills, she's fine being a Plain Jane. But her mother Anne believes beauty is the key to success. So when Alison suffers a burn, Anne takes her to a plastic surgeon. The surgeon says he can not only take care of the scar but can make her beautiful. Anne is enchanted by his promises, and by him. As a romance blooms, Alison's transformation begins.Then Alison finds a picture of the doctor's first wife and notices a resemblance to the work he's doing on her. Anne insists there's no resemblance, but Alison discovers that her now stepfather's first wife committed suicide after being disfigured in an accident - and that the woman had not always been beautiful; when he married her, she was as plain as Alison.Finally she discovers that at the time of the dead woman's original surgery, there was a series of killings in the area, and each of the victims had one feature or another that bore a great resemblance to those of the surgeon's first wife. Now, there is a similar series of killings going on, and finally Alison understands. But is it too late?


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I love John Saul, listened to this book during a road trip and found it kept me on the edge of my seat the whole time! Had another person listen in on the later half of the book and was totally thrilled with this murder mystery. The wording and suspense that was created was awsome and will love to enjoy more of his books!
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- Tammi


First of all, the description does not match the book. The story is hollow, implausible and just down right silly. Do not watse your time.
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- Michele

Book Details

  • Release Date: 08-12-2008
  • Publisher: Brilliance Audio