The Everything Box : Another Coop Heist

  • by Richard Kadrey
  • Narrated by Oliver Wyman
  • Series: Another Coop Heist
  • 11 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Reminiscent of the edgy, offbeat humor of Chris Moore and Matt Ruff, the first entry in a whimsical, fast-paced supernatural series from the New York Times best-selling author of the Sandman Slim novels - a dark and humorous story involving a doomsday gizmo, a horde of baddies determined to possess its power, and a clever thief who must steal it back...again and again.
It's 22,000 BC. A beautiful, ambitious angel stands on a mountaintop, surveying the world and its little inhabitants below. He smiles because soon, the last of humanity who survived the great flood will meet its end, too. And he should know. He's going to play a big part in it. Our angel usually doesn't get to do fieldwork, and if he does well, he's certain he'll get a big promotion.
And now it's time....
The angel reaches into his pocket for the instrument of humanity's doom. Must be in the other pocket. Then he frantically begins to pat himself down. Dejected, he realizes he has lost the object. Looking over the Earth at all that could have been, the majestic angel utters a single word.
It's 2015. A thief named Coop - a specialist in purloining magic objects - steals and delivers a small box to the mysterious client who engaged his services. Coop doesn't know that his latest job could be the end of him - and the rest of the world. Suddenly he finds himself in the company of The Department of Peculiar Science, a fearsome enforcement agency that polices the odd and strange. The box isn't just a supernatural heirloom with quaint powers, they tell him.
It's a doomsday device. They think....
And suddenly, everyone is out to get it.


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Made me LOL

If you could sum up The Everything Box in three words, what would they be?

Funny, good story

What was one of the most memorable moments of The Everything Box?

All of the parts about the cultists, especially the bake sales :)

Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

Made me laugh.

Any additional comments?

Really enjoyed this. Listened to it at work and had everyone asking me what was so funny.

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- Kathryn W.

Book Details

  • Release Date: 19-04-2016
  • Publisher: HarperAudio