I like mysteries, classics, and good non-fiction. Much of my audible listening takes place when I am working out and sweaty, so I like good plot-driven thrillers.
Yes, I enjoyed the book. I might not listen to it a second time because I recall the plot, but I would read other books by the same author.
I liked both Charlie and Oliver.
I was amused, but not extremely so.
This is a fun romp/caper.
26, in the Army. I'll read just about anything
The pacing.. went far too slow for my tastes.
No, I wouldn't. Most of my friends have the same tastes as me and would feel the same way that I do about it.
The story was really slow in my opinion and a lot of it was bogged down with bickering between the characters. While I don't mind that usually, too much of it gets on my nerves. And I started to get irritated at how a lot of the characters thought or reacted to things. I understand the book ins't catered to me but it's just one of the hang ups with this book for me.
This book is a roll-a-coaster, but with very few surprises. You can see the twists and turns chapters ahead of time.
When they go scuba diving.
Same Scott - He always does a great job. Sometimes there is more to work with.
This is worth a listen. Fun and hopeful.
The pace of the plot sustained interest, while plot was imaginative but unlikely to ever happen.
He is good enough to keep one listening, while I would not have finished the book if reading.
This is my first book by Brad Meltzer, and now I am a fan. Can't wait to read more by this author.
Fast paced mystery. The brothers were fun to follow in this story. The story line was interesting, although the premise was a bit unbelievable.
Scott Brick was fantastic as ever
This book is amazing and I love the performance! The only downside is I like to listen to audiobooks while cooking or cleaning or driving and this particular book has so much going on that it's hard to multitask.
I've heard about Brad Meltzer's political books, I have two paperbacks on my "too read" shelf. Thought I'd check him out based on good reviews and Scott Brick's narration. I enjoyed the story for the most part, but some "scenes" went on forever with detailed descriptions of say, "turning something over in his hand" which just felt like "filler." I also balked a bit at all the types of "glances" that were exchanged between the characters, not just a feeling or emotion, but (again) detailed information like a conversation. I wanted to find out what happened next so I kept with it, but compared to a novel that uses well-crafted prose to advance the plot, this was a bit more in the "fluff" category.
Normally like these types of stories, but just thought it was okay. Some parts were predictable, but some were interesting. The Oliver character was a gigantic wussy so he really annoyed me.
The Millionaires simply proves that "there ain't no free lunches"! Every man has his price and for Ollie that price is $3,000,000.00! Faced with an opportunity to pull off the perfect crime (a crime no one knows about) Ollie and his brother,Charlie, jump in with both feet. Yet only moments after taking the leap they are suddenly thrown into a situation that only goes from bad to worse every time they try to extricate themselves from it. Before long bullets are flying, people are dieing and everything points to them being on the next slabs at the morgue. This book is light and doesn't bear great scrutiny to determine its feasibility, but it is also very entertaining. If you have a few hours to spare it will satisfy.
i listen to a lot of audiobooks while commuting to work and while driving around in general. i try to keep an open mind when i buy an author i'm not familiar with and have purchased based on other customer reviews. this book was terrible. it really was totally predictable, boring, shallow and the only thing it had going for it was that the wonderful Scott Brick was narrating it. kudos to him for not falling asleep on the job.