This book and narration is definitely one of the very best I've ever listened to! Worth every penny and every minute! A+++++++
Great story! Had me guessing right up till the end. At first I didn't like the spots where the reader sounded like he was in a long hall with all the echo but it helped draw a distinction between the present and a memory and made the flash backs easier to distinguish.
I haven't read the print version.
The plot had a lot of twists and turns and kept me interested from beginning to end!
I love Dick Hill's voice & his narration! Mr. Hill's voice is engaging, appealing and I very much enjoyed his narration. He wasn't bland and montotone sounding like other authors. I have actually returned many books strictly because I couldn't endure listening to the narrarator's voice. But Dick Hill brought the story and the characters to life and I could envsion this book as a movie playing in my mind as I listened to every scene. I am currently searching for other books with Dick Hill as the narrarator.
Great plot. Great narrarator. You won't be disappointed!
The main character is a moron. I could not get pass chapter 7.
The way that he fashioned his main character. The guy was so stupid. Most people know about electronic footprints and the way he keeps actiing like a little school girl.
Listening to his (he he) overactive voice drove me crazy.
The writing was stupid...Rachel...Rachel...Rachel....is this supposed to be an award winner. How depressing.
This book is a tough call. It was somewhat interesting, but felt weird all the way through it. It does have some twists at the end, but it is all muddled up. I would not listen to it again. You win some, you lose some, and some get rained out.
This started out very slow and I alost didn't finish listening to it. I decided to push through and it was worth it. It is one of the few mysteries that I didn't figure out half way through. The slow start may even have made it more exciting as I got more involved with the characters and the story. The narrator did a fabulous job and I am looking forward to another story from the same author and narrator. They are a great pairing.
First of all, the description doesn't relate to the story. We aren't wondering if the narrator is guilty, we know it, even if the killing is defensible and would have been legal w/o the coverup.
Second, writers can't get away with mysteries that don't rise to the level of Law & Order. If the police think the wife who is at the scene may have pulled the trigger, they test for residue. And everybody knows or else should know only dummies talk to the police w/o their lawyers present. Hence, the Miranda Warning, which gives even dopes a chance to get representation before they talk their way into trouble.
The hero in this book went to law school, and yet he babbles away like a legal know-nothing. "Think," he keeps saying to himself at the police station. Readers are way ahead of him. I couldn't finish this. David Ellis' later work excuses this rookie failure, which doesn't make the failure readable. The writing's good, but the plot is inexcusable. Narrator Dick Hill does his dramatic best to pump life into the corpse, but alas.