A Darker Place

  • by Laurie R. King
  • Narrated by Alyssa Bresnahan
  • 14 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Professor Anne Waverly teaches religious studies at a respected university. Middle-aged and slightly lame, she spends her days in lecture halls and offices. But occasionally, she works for the FBI. As Ana Wakefield, an eager seeker of higher truths, she infiltrates cults. Now, leaving the security of academia, she is on her way to Arizona in a battered VW bus. Her assignment is to investigate a group called Change.As Ana gathers information, she is pulled toward a fiery confrontation with the charismatic leader of the cult. But her growing attachment for two of the group's children may require her to make a greater sacrifice.Through Alyssa Bresnahan's rich voice, Ana, FBI agents, and cult members stand out against the darkly compelling fabric of the text.

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Too Long

Is there anything you would change about this book?

I would make it shorter. There was lot of "padding". The story was reasonable but over-long and over-worked.


Would you recommend A Darker Place to your friends? Why or why not?

No. It was easy to see where it was going from the start.


What three words best describe Alyssa Bresnahan’s voice?

Pleasant Expressive Dark


Could you see A Darker Place being made into a movie or a TV series? Who would the stars be?

Definitely not.


Any additional comments?

I stuck with it but regretted it.

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- Annie V

Book Details

  • Release Date: 22-02-2008
  • Publisher: Recorded Books