Series: Pendergast Series No: 5
Original Publish Date: Dec 06, 2011
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (19.72 hours)
Product Number: Z100033507
Released: Dec 06, 2011
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781600246241
Narrator/s: Scott Brick
Publisher: Hachette Audio
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A body is found in the attic of a fabulous Long Island estate. There is a claw print scorched into the wall, and the stench of sulfur chokes the air. When FBI Special Agent Pendergast investigates the gruesome crime, he discovers that thirty years ago four men conjured something unspeakable. Has the devil come to claim his due? Some things can't be undone.

All formats/editions

Narrator(s): Scott Brick
Product Number Z100024194
Released: Oct 24, 2006
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Books on Tape
ISBN: #9780739305201
Product Number EB00279033
Released: Apr 10, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780446597838

Professional reviews

"A burned corpse in a locked room, the overwhelming odor of brimstone, and a cloven hoof-print seared into the floor--all point to the supernatural. Then a second murder with the same MO has Agent Pendergast and sidekick Vincent D'Agosta wondering whether they're involved in a case of satanic retribution. Narrator Scott Brick uses his somber baritone with terrifying subtlety. Brick positively shines as an assortment of villainous suspects on both sides of the Atlantic, and when the investigation moves to Italy, he manages a reasonable Italian accent. As Faustian melodramas go, this one staggers under the weight of gruesome descriptions of death and an excess of hellfire. Even so, Scott Brick's performance infuses Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child's thriller with chilling believability. S.J.H. (c) AudioFile 2005, Portland, Maine"

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