The Night Eternal

Version: Unabridged
Author: Chuck Hogan , Guillermo Del Toro
Narrator: Daniel Oreskes
Genres: Horror
Publisher: HarperAudio
Published In: June 2012
# of Units: 12 CDs
Length: 14 hours, 30 minutes
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Overview

It's been two years since the vampiric virus was unleashed in "The Strain" and the entire world now lies on the brink of annihilation. There has been a mass extermination of humans orchestrated by the Master--an ancient vampire possessed of unparalleled powers. The future of humankind lies in the hands of a ragtag band of freedom fighters--Dr. Eph Goodweather, Dr. Nora Martinez, Vasiliy Fet, and Mr. Quinlan, the half-breed offspring of the Master who is bent on revenge. It's their job to overturn this devastating new world order. But good and evil are malleable terms now, and the Master is most skilled at preying on the weaknesses of humans.

Now, at this critical hour, there is evidence of a traitor in their midst. . . And only one man holds the answer to the Master's demise, but is he one who can be trusted with the fate of the world? And who among them will pay the ultimate sacrifice--so that others may be saved?

Reviews (1)

Good story but needs some serious editing

Written by Denise on March 31st, 2012

  • Book Rating: 3/5

OK, so this story wasn't the best vampire tale I've read, but it wasn't the worst, either. My problem with this entire trilogy is that it needed a serious editor. Not "you're bestselling authors, I wouldn't change a thing", but "this whole story can be told in 2 books instead of 3 and here is the deadweight". And believe me, there is plenty of self-indulgent deadweight and it drags down what could have been an enjoyable read.

Author Details

Author Details

Hogan, Chuck

Chuck Hogan is the author of several acclaimed novels, including "The Standoff" and "Prince of Thieves, " which won the 2005 Hammett Award and was called one of the ten best novels of the year by Stephen King. "Prince of Thieves "will soon be a major motion picture.

Del Toro, Guillermo

Born and raised in Guadalajara, Mexico, Guillermo del Toro made his feature directorial debut in 1993 with the film "Cronos", and has since gone on to direct "Mimic", "The Devil's Backbone", "Blade II", "Hellboy I", "Hellboy II", and "Pan's Labyrinth", which garnered enormous critical praise worldwide and won three Academy Awards. He will direct two films based on "The Hobbit", to be produced by Peter Jackson.

Nacido y criado en Guadalajara, MExico, Guillermo del Toro ha dirigido muchas pelIculas exitosas, incluso "El laberinto del Fauno". Va a dirigir dos pelIculas basadas en "El Hobbit",