Yes. I enjoyed the twists and turns in this book. While I thought I had the ending all figured out in the early parts, I was later dissuaded by artful storytelling. When I got to the end and was right all along, I was still quite satisfied.
Once they started to go after Lucas that had me listening closely - he has a propensity for getting hurt. You'd think he'd be a bit more careful by now.
All of the prior books in the series. I started with Field of Prey because it happened to be advertised and I loved it so much, I've started at the beginning of the series and this is as far as I've gotten. I love the storytelling. The cop work isn't quite in line with my experience, but this description of it makes for better storytelling. Three hours of report writing to every one hour of serious police work (like on at a crime scene or with interviews) would be very boring.
They're too long to listen to in one sitting. Plus, I like to let the details resonate. I usually start a book while driving to the parent's house, 4.5 hours. Then I listen for an hour or so each night as I'm relaxing in bed and I finish it off on the drive home. His books are timed quite nicely for this practice. My recent roadtrip to Seattle (7 hours away) and all the intermediary driving jaunts allowed me to listen to 2 books! Yeah me.
Too much has been said and resaid in the reviews about the cloying nature of voice used to depict one character which is shortsighted and unfair. Sorry, but here's a tiny bit of a spoiler alert. Using a cloying sounding voice to depict a person who is suffering a psychotic break and is an altered personality for the time being is a useful and reasonable tool in audio book production. I thought it was done with good finesse even if the voice was slightly annoying - the murdering psychopath was slightly annoying too.
Loved every minute.
Can't imagine reading one of these when it's much better to listen to Richard Ferrone!
One of the voices was really, really annoying! Luckily the voice was not enough to ruin the experience. Other than that it was a great book and performance.
I really felt that the author was going through his paces with this one. But it may be that what made it less than enjoyable was one of the voices the narrator used. It was just annoying.
dad, husband, just a guy
Good double plot which holds interest.
better than most Sanford books.
This was hard one to do given the plot. But issues...
This was a pretty decent plot but poor Richard Ferrone should never try a "valley girl" voice if that character has more than 3 lines. I read the other reviews and thought maybe they were exaggerated. They weren't! He has a great voice for male characters and the female voices are usually adequate but that Fairy voice was bad..
Richard Ferrone ruins this fun book with creepy, nasal, singsong female voices. Nobody, but nobody sounds like his version. I gave up.
Eric Conger is great doing Virgil. Ferrone is on my blacklist, titled "Never more!"