Even after a number of books (this is book 30), it is still a great series. But to tell the truth, I found myself enjoying Eve and Peabody's banter more than the main mystery. There were places I couldn't help myself laughing. The main mystery was technologically interesting, although not as much as the other in Death books.
I work out of my car, so I like having a captivating story while I drive. This isn't the best I've listened to of JD Robb, but I really enjoyed it. If you like gaming, you'll really like this one.
I like the Fantasy in Death Series, and this is a fair representation of the series.
I have never listened to an audio version of any of this series and had a problem with it. No disrespect to the reader, and she did a good job: Clear differentiation of characters and a nice flow to the reading. But her interpretation of the sound of the characters was very different from how I imagined them and the conflict was jarring to me. Perhaps others will find her reading right on the money.
NORA/J.D. ROBB NEVER DISAPPPOINTS. I ALWAYS FIND THE IN DEATH BOOKS RIVTING AND A MUST HAVE. IF YOU HAVE NOT YET READ/LISTENED TO ANY OF THE IN DEATH BOOKS START AT THE BEGINNING AND GET HOOKED!
I am a retired Court Reporter and I LOVE books. All kinds of books but my favorites are mysteries and period books. I like civil war books and some biographies.
Great series. I've listened to the entire series now. This was not my favorite and I'm not really sure why. I would recommend this series and have.
I listen while I drive, jog, do dishes and exercise. Now I can catch up on my books and get everything else done too!
Interesting but thin.
I would recommend for the narrator, and if someone was a tech fan, or a fan of this author. But in general as a book, no.
She was very engaging, had very distinct character voices with what seemed to be accurate accents.
Not really. I thought it was basically a decent book, but didn't move me.
I thought the premise was good...that virtual gaming could be an instrument killing in a possible murder. Really intriguing. I wanted to see how it ended. But like a lot of fiction set in the future, the technology hasn't been invented yet, and so the author takes a lot of liberties and allows the technology to have functionality that wasn't well explained and hard to understand. It was a little like how "Trekie" fans have to retroactively justify inconsistencies in plot points in the Star Trek series. It asks us to willfully suspend our disbelief a little too thinly. Things stopped making sense, and therefore I lost my interest in trying to figure out "who done it", or cared who did it. And the character that ended up doing it to me seemed very 2-dimensional in the end. He was a very intelligent character, but his alibi/reason for doing what he did was so illogical that it was hard to believe that he believed it would clear him of the crime. Loved the premise and most of the characters (especially the lead female detective), but in the end, nothing really added up. The narration was very good.
I adore this series. First time I have ever gone from qbeginning to current book. So enthalled. Love the future tech involved. woman who reads these is A-Freaking-Mazing.
Susan is amazing as always!
Going to listen to it again!!
Keep up the great work!
I have been reading on this series it seems like forever and it always delivers. This one was really good!! I love all the characters Eve,Roark, Peabody , McNab all of them. The narrator is superb . I've run out of superlatives.