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Publisher's Summary

Frannie O'Neill is a young and talented veterinarian living in Colorado. Plagued by the mysterious murder of her husband, David, a local doctor, Frannie throws herself into her work. It is not long before another bizarre murder occurs, and Kit Harrison, a troubled and unconventional FBI agent, arrives on her doorstep.
Late one night, near the woods of her animal hospital, Frannie stumbles upon a strange, astonishing phenomenon that will change the course of her life forever....
Her name is Max.
With breathtaking energy, 11-year-old Max leads Frannie and Kit to uncover one of the most diabolical and inhuman plots of modern science. When the Wind Blows is as unique a story as has ever been told, filled with suspense and passion.
©2003 James Patterson (P)2016 Hachette Audio
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1 out of 5 stars
By Vicki on 05-16-16

Don't waste your time or money on this one!

This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

Have no idea who would enjoy this impossible story

What was most disappointing about James Patterson’s story?

Love James Patterson but this was totally unworthy of his excellent skills. No one seemed at all surprised to see flying children when, in reality, most people would have been horrified. Also suspect the government would have covered it all up not arranged a party at the end.

What didn’t you like about Kimberly Schraf’s performance?

The main character is supposedly 33 years old. Ms. Schraf sounds like she's late 50's or early 60's. Also, not good at all in changing voice for different characters. Had a hard time telling who was supposed to be talking when the scene involved more than one man.

What character would you cut from When the Wind Blows?

The two people - father and daughter - who were never seen or heard from again after the first couple of minutes.

Any additional comments?

This story was completely unbelievable from the first introduction of a girl who had wings to the end where all the children were happily reunited with their birth parents. Most parents would not be so joyful to find the child they thought had died was really half bird half human.

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4 of 4 people found this review helpful

3 out of 5 stars
By Leanne on 06-23-16

Not what I was expecting

Decent sci-fi, but far from Patterson's usual storytelling.

Worth a listen in the background while working on a project, but I think I might have put the book down and not picked it back up, for the effort to read it might not be worth it.

Just my opinion.

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1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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