The Forgotten Eden : Talisman Chronicles

  • by Aiden James
  • Narrated by Paul Christy
  • Series: Talisman Chronicles
  • 11 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Hidden within the deep woods of rural Alabama, along the forgotten southern course of the Black Warrior River, lies an unseen world feared for centuries by the residents of the tiny town of Carlsdale.
Only one person has ever survived a visit to this place long enough to tell about it. His name is Jack Kenney.
Thirteen years old at the time of the event, Jack and his family were forced to flee Carlsdale and head north to the larger city of Tuscaloosa. The menace from their former home left them in peace for nearly eight years. But after the brutal murder of a noted archaeologist and teacher at the University of Alabama, everything changed.
Jack and his older brother, Jeremy, attend the University and are close friends of the late professor. Within days of his death, they are abducted by the FBI, and held against their will in a secret holding facility near Manassas, Virginia.
Frustrated by the brothers' seeming refusal to cooperate, the agency's interrogations become increasingly violent, until Jack gains a welcome reprieve when Special Agent Peter McNamee arrives from the FBI's Richmond office. He befriends Jack and gains his trust, drawing upon a similar supernatural event from his own youth.
Willing, finally, to talk after so many years spent in sworn silence, Jack leads Peter on an extraordinary roller-coaster ride involving a mystical and deadly realm located in America's Deep South....


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

The worst story ever told.

What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

If the entire book was rewritten by an established author, it might just become readable.

What was most disappointing about Aiden James’s story?

The impression given was a book written by a novice with little English knowledge using a thesaurus to try and sound more educated.

What about Paul Christy’s performance did you like?

Performance was acceptable tho' he should have been paid double!

If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from The Forgotten Eden?

All of them.

Any additional comments?

Most surprising of all was the fact that Audible felt this book was worthy enough to be given audible status.

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- Alison Richardson

Book Details

  • Release Date: 20-12-2013
  • Publisher: Whampa, LLC