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In the Heart of the Fire

Nameless, Book 1
Narrated by: Edoardo Ballerini
Series: Nameless, Book 1
Length: 1 hr and 31 mins
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A bloodthirsty sheriff is terrorizing a small Texas town where justice has been buried with his victims. Until Nameless arrives - a vigilante whose past is a mystery and whose future is written in blood.

Anyone who crosses Sheriff Russell Soakes is dead, missing, or warned. One of them is a single mother trying to protect her children but bracing herself for the worst. Nameless fears the outcome. He’s seen it in his visions. Now it’s time to teach the depraved Soakes a lesson in fear. But in turning predators into prey, will Nameless unearth a few secrets of his own?

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Dean Koontz comes In the Heart of the Fire, part of Nameless, a riveting collection of short stories about a vigilante nomad, stripped of his memories and commissioned to kill. Follow him in each story, which can be read or listened to in a single sitting.

©2019 The Koontz Living Trust (P)2019 Brilliance Publishing, Inc., all rights reserved.

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  • shelley
  • 12-11-2019

Great short stories!

These short stories are great. A man with amnesia who uses different names but is otherwise nameless. He has visions of hideous futures that sometimes he can change, other times he cannot. Either way , he is a.vigilante and anyone he sets his sights on should beware of that prickly feeling when you know someone is on to you. But don’t take it seriously enough to change.
Edoardo Ballerini does a wonderful job narrating.
This novella has my HIGHEST RECOMMENDATION.
There are six of these short stories. All are free to borrow with the kindle unlimited edition.
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  • Wade Lancaster
  • 15-11-2019

Good Short Entries -Free Audible

This is a pretty good entry for Koontz. Enough suspense to keep me interested. Also, likable characters and strong plot. Very good narration.

Also, when you borrow the book from Amazon, click on the buy audible for 0, and you get the audio selection for free permanently. It becomes a part of your audible library even after you return the book to Amazon. Just a perk for Prime members. This offer may not be around forever.

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  • Tom Faulkner
  • 15-11-2019

Disturbing & Excellent

As always, Dean Koontz weaves a story that keeps you from beginning to end. I loved the narrator! He made me forget I was listening to a book. I was concerned this book was too graphic for my taste but Koontz allows you to wait for the justice despite the wickedness. I think we all crave a good "they got what they deserved" story! Amazing! Thank you

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  • Della Boynton
  • 12-11-2019

Had to buy more

Loved this main character and the story. Dean has delivered another book to place on my favorites list.

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 12-11-2019

Jack Reacher/Jason Bourne

D K does again right down to the " signature " dog - on to the next installment😉

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  • Asheley
  • 15-11-2019

Perfect length!

This was the perfect length to listen to while I made dinner tonight. Good pacing and suspense, and I like the main character. Nameless has visions of the past and future, and the bad guy in this story really gets what is coming to him.

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  • CPutnamVa
  • 12-11-2019

wonderful

I went through this book so fast! I'm glad there are 6 more in this series. on to #2!!

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 04-12-2019

Meet Nameless, has amnesia, doesn't know his emplo

In the Heart of the Fire
Nameless, Book 1
By: Dean Koontz
Narrated by: Edoardo Ballerini
Nameless deals with a corrupt Sheriff and associate. Dozens of missing people, mostly young girls, have gone missing since the Sheriff came into power. Great story and narration.

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  • Mr. Williams
  • 29-11-2019

another Can't put down audiobook

very good story line, fantastic plot there really was 100% on point love listening to his voice.

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 28-11-2019

Whoa! Great entertainment

Anything by Koontz is excellent. This is a perfect short story. Concise, to the point and entertaining. I need to listen/read the next.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 20-11-2019

great story well read<br /><br />

this short story kept my interest from beginning to end.
I will be looking for the others in the series.