Written by: Wayne C. Rogers First of all, Afraid by Jack Kilborn isn’t a horror novel , though it seems to be billed as such. The book is really an. WELCOME TO SAFE HAVEN, POPULATION Nestled in the woods of Wisconsin, Safe Haven is miles from everything. With one road in and out, this is a. This is the first book I’ve read by this author. I kind of stumbled across it by accident and I’m so glad I did. Jack Kilborn is a pen name for the.

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Dick Hill would have been a much better narrator.

How and why are these trained killers let loose on the unsuspecting town? I have no words I give you all of the stars, more if I could.

Jack Kilborn ‘Afraid’ Review

Then she hears her husband’s boat driving up. The title of this review sfraid up why I was disappointed with this book, explaining in more detail would probably spoil the listen for people determined to give it a go. While there were aspects of this novel that were afraidd out of left field, there were others that were completely believable and downright terrifying.

The characters were a little flat for my liking but that is necessarily sacrificed when you start with the action and don’t let off the gas pedal until the end.

The one thing that is clear is that Kilborn is not for everyone. Share your thoughts with other customers.

It’s not long, before the electricity goes out, then the fun begins; when the blood begins to flow, and the bodies pile-up. After reading this book, residents of small towns everywhere will be locking their doors with deadbolts and going to bed with. You can either use the [ Trackback URL ] for this entry, or link to your response directly. Through their eyes and half-a-dozen other peripheral characterswe witness the horrors that can befall those unprepared.


Something sinister is roused in the process, and kllborn life begins to spiral into madness soon thereafter. Please try again later.

Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Who will survive the night? I think I’ll go and read this as well.

Nestled in the woods of Wisconsin, Safe Haven is miles from everything. A helicopter crashes on the outskirts of a remote Wisconsin town of Safe Haven, a population of nine hundred and seven residents, but not for long.

Konrath and it certainly did not disappoint. Purchase Afraid by Jack Kilborn. Quite a few likeable characters, even if they only lived for a little while. Before you begin to read, be sure your doors are locked and you have candles ready in case the lights go out.

So if you want the full backstory, I suggest reading all three any order before the fourth.

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He has a thick skin, and a strong stomach For example, in the middle of escaping a burning building, several serial killers and a town held hostage the author was describing clothing down to what araid Fran’s scrunchi was.

Okay, since it’s called Safe Haven, you know that shit’s about to go down, don’t you? Learn more about Amazon Prime. You are commenting using your WordPress.

Afraid by Jack Kilborn

View all 34 comments. The reviews are loaded with references to the gory violence. Unfortunately, his boat conks out, so he ends-up having to row the rest of the way, and he’s unprepared for the nightmare he finds, when he finally gets home.


See all customer images. Small town USA is infiltrated by a bunch of crazy sadistic soldiers looking for a particular person. A small town is attacked by ‘red ops’, and only a few manage to defend themselves. What other book might you compare Afraid to and why? Rarely has Wisconsin been so intersting. A classified secret weapon programmed to kill anything that stands in its way.

Darcy Coates Narrated by: View Printer Friendly Version. This book as insane. His speciality is in Behaviour Modification, Transhumanistic Neuropathology. The attacks, when they come, are lightning quick…yet seem to last for hours.

All of the people in town were faced with such horrific choices that in most cases you had to choose the lesser of the evils. Realy It was not that out there as far as gore in horror stories go. But be warned, it is not for younger readers. These “soldiers” aren’t just your typical American soldiers however. Cover art and design by Dale Fiorello. If things like that happened to me when I was his age, I’d just hide under bed until the bad guys found me.

I was in the perfect mental state for a book like Afraid. Kilbourn prefers not to share personal information.