i have read and hear more then 16 book in the DH series and i always wonder about Z. after i read talons and sunshines story i had to find out. it didnt disappoint me. i love how fred puts life into all the characters. thank you very mr berman.
I am glad I got to read Zarek's story. Poor man I cannot imagine how cruel his father siblings are to him. It's amazing that despite all that injustice he still have kindness towards those in need. I also the part on Acheron and Simi. I like Fred Berman's voice for Simi - it was just what I would imagine her to sound like. Wonderful series. Thanks to Sherrilyn Kenyon for her books and Fred Berman for performing so we'll all the character giving them their own individual voices.
Addicted to Audible......well.....healthier than smoking, right?!
Another great novel, totally exceeding my expectations!
The happy ending made my day and the narrator is marvelous!
Totally great listening.....one of my favorite.
Have to stick with it because it gets better and better. You will love Ashe's dragon demon. She's so cute.
from 1-10 this one hits a solid 9
Seemie and because I love her childlike view of the world through her demonic eyes, innocent but deadly, hilarious and confusing but always entertaining.
I liked the way he brought the characters to life, the inflection he placed in the voices of the characters was spot on, making me believe I was listening to individual personalities.
When Seemie was hurt, calling Acheron when she called him her daddy.
Very good story line, strong and believable, good narrator kept me very interested in the story/plot
You are the sum of what you read!
This story is a wonderful exposition of a child, crippled by a loveless and abusive life who is offered the chance of immortality to right the wrongs done to him. He is considered 'insane' because of an event in his distant past that he cannot remember and has been banished to the frozen regions of Alaska.
He has lived a difficult and lonely life, compensating by not allowing anyone to get close to him emotionally and his responses to others is always biting and apparently without guilt.
Astrid, a Nymph Judge, is sent to judge him prior to him being destroyed by the god Artemis, and the softer side of him is exposed. Even though he rejects the idea that he has any goodness or kindness within him, she will not give up.
Unknown to both of them, a killer from Artemis has already been sent to eliminate him and it is a race to save Astrid, the only person that has ever been kind to him. The only person he feels anything for.
Is he insane, or is he just misunderstood?
Equally as good, I always read a book before I listen to the audio edition but My Gosh!, Fred Berman is brilliant!!!! I didn't think that any one could be as good as Robert Petkoff in Kresley Cole's IAD series and Fred Berman definitely just as amazing.
This series reminds me of JR Ward's - BDB series. S.Kenyon is wonderful & so funny ! There's a feeling of togetherness btwn the Heros but they're all still very alone. This book reminded me of Lover Awaken very similar in the sense that the author really makes your heart cry out for the hero
I have too many to just narrow down
I take about two days to listen to my books not by choice btw
This series is delightful, Kenyon in my opinion went a completely different route for the explanations of all the characters in a refreshing way. I'm extremely picking about my paranormal romance & can get disappointed quickly depending on the route the author takes the "vampire" "immortal" reason for being and/or how they "live" among us.
Solid 3 stars
I read both Styxx an Acheron before starting the series. Both those books described their misery in such detail that I experience a certain level of despair for them. Zarak's childhood into adulthood was miserable but differently. I would have liked to experience the same sort of emotion when I read S & A but it just didn't quite make it. Good effort but for some reason it don't evoke the emotion.
Simi -- consistent and fun
Zarak's world was isolated and I felt that in Berman's narration. He has a quality that makes you actually feel the story is being told for you only. However, his Zarak voice was confusing to me... Zarak is Greek and quite a bit was made of that but Berman's accent was not quite right. I couldn't tell if he was trying for a Greek accent or light English.
I prefer urban/para romance right now for the fantasy aspect, but I listen to other genres as well.
I have become more fussy, but this one is a five star for me. The story is so solid. A character who feels so broken and unredeemable that he has decided he can't be loved and he can't trust anyone. He is lost and alone and sees no reason to change, not that he would if there was a reason. Or so he thinks.
I loved both Zarek and Astrid
Fred Berman is one of my favorites. I have listened to other books that weren't familiar to me because he was the narrator
There were several instances that pulled at my heart. I really liked this book a lot. It has a lot of repeat listen potential
This is one of Sherrilyn Kenyon's best in my opinion. I like it when an author can build up a character then really dig in and strip away the barriers to get to the heart below.