LOST BOYS by Orson Scott Card (unabridged) is presented by Blackstone Audio and comes with what is perhaps the best audiobook app available (see FEATURES, ...
LOST BOYS by Orson Scott Card (unabridged) is presented by Blackstone Audio and comes with what is perhaps the best audiobook app available (see FEATURES, below). Winner of the 2005 AudieÂ® Award for Best Science Fiction Narration! Stevie, a withdrawn eight-year-old in a troubled family, invents imaginary friends who bear the names of missing children. Suddenly it becomes clear that Stevie is next on the list. From the best-selling storyteller Orson Scott Card comes this gripping story of terror within a small town. Self-contained, this audiobook app is perfect for your commute, on a trip, or while relaxing. Based on a library-quality recording, this app was built especially for your iPhone and iPod Touch. No unreadable text, no endless scrolling on a tiny screen. The audio is of higher-than-normal quality, making for a great listening experience that will not tire your ears or grate on your nerves. NOTICE: This app includes the exact same 5-star recording offered elsewhere at much higher prices. It was professionally recorded by Blackstone Audioâ€™s AudieÂ®-winning narrator, Stefan Rudnicki. You are not buying yet another amateur or volunteer narration. No clicks, background noises, throat clearing, mispronunciations, tinny voices or monotones will be found here. â€œStefan Rudnickiâ€¦.add[s] a compelling edge to the suspense.â€ (AudioFile) â€¢EXPERIENCE. About 16 hours of narration. Created as a Folium enhancedAudioâ„¢ edition, this book includes extra functions and features not found on lesser players. â€¢PLAYER CONTROLS. Includes listen (play), pause, multi-speed fast forward/reverse, jump ahead/back, chapter skip, volume control, one-touch chapter- and bookmark browser. There is also a â€œscrubâ€ bar that finds any point inside the chapter with just a tap. â€¢SLEEP TIMER. Have you ever fallen asleep watching TV or listening to a book? If so, you'll love this feature. Once set, the book will stop, place a bookmark, and allow you to jump back to where you probably began dozing. â€¢CLEAR & ELEGANT DESIGN. Simple, clean, intuitive, and smarter than average. â€¢CHAPTER TIMINGS. Always know how much time it will take to finish a chapter. Plus, the progress bar at the top of the screen shows how far into the book youâ€™ve come. â€¢OFFLINE LISTENING. You are airplane-ready! Once downloaded, listen uninterrupted without threat from a lost network connection. Downloads are usually just 5-10 minutes, but depend upon your network speed. â€¢AUTO-BOOKMARKING. The player remembers where you stopped listening and returns to that exact spot when you open the book again. â€¢TELL-A-FRIEND. An easy way to recommend the book to your friends or Twitter feed. â€¢FEEDBACK. Share your ideas for books, functions, and features. We are very responsive to our listeners and appreciate all feedback and ideas. RATING: Suitable for adults/young adults who enjoy science-fiction, or who are fans of Orson Scott Cardâ€™s works. ___________________ From best-selling storyteller Orson Scott Card comes a gripping story of terror within a small town. Step Fletcher, his pregnant wife DeAnne, and their three children move to Steuben, North Carolina, with high hopes. But Stepâ€™s new job with a software company turns out to be a snake pit, and eight-year-old Stevieâ€™s school is worse. As Stevie retreats into himself, focusing more and more on a mysterious computer game and a growing troop of imaginary friends, the Fletchersâ€™ concern turns to terror. Young boys, whose names match a list of Stevieâ€™s nonexistent friends, have mysteriously vanished from Steuben. And as evil strikes out from the most trusted corners, itâ€™s suddenly clear that Stevie is next on the list.
Size: 413.72 MB
Price: $ 9.80
Developed by Blackstone Audio, Inc
Day of release: 0000-00-0