The first installment in Jennifer Estep's vividly gripping Elemental Assassin series delivered with an incredible feeling and obvious care by a skilled performer. A real treat for fans of gritty urban fantasy!
Narrator was very good, story kept moving not a lot of slow dragging commentary
Spider saving Fletcher in the Alley
no Extreme reaction
Sistah reads alot....
In my understanding of assassins, you don't spend your time looking at someone's butt when you're about to murder someone. The character was annoying and smug - but lacked any reason to be so.
It should have been so much better. It was one big cliche and it was actually painful to listen too. I'd "read" the book previously and enjoyed it. However, I thought listening would fill in gaps for me as I tend to be a "skimmer". I rarely read word for word because more stories are not that engrossing to me. After listening to ask much of this book as I could stomach, my status as a "skimmer" is now FULLY realized and accepted.
slow, overdone, tiresome
At most, this would should have been a 3 hour book. Much of the content could have been left out. There was too much repetition and bemoaning on the part of the main character. If you're going to kill people for a living - do it.
I would like the 3 hours of my life I spent trying to listening to this book back.
I am a book addict! I get a rush beyond belief when I get to absorb myself into a new world. The creativity is boundless.
I wasn't dissatisfied with the book but I didn't rush to listen to it either. I wasn't over excited about it or the narration in general. But I did enjoy it enough and like the turn of the storyline enough to listen to the next book. And I want to see if anything actually happens with the good ol' detective. I do think it was worth my credit, but it's on the back burner while I wait for books in other series.
Wow this book just set the bar high it gives “first in a series” a whole new level to live up to. I loved it! The world building was flawless. The characters were memorable and either likable or very unlikable. Jennifer Estep hit the nail on the head. I don’t usually fall in love with a series before I even finish the first book but this was in opinion a great read. I can’t wait to start the second book. I just hope it continues to get better and better.
The story was OK and for some, ladies I am looking at you here, this mix of romance novel, light urban fantasy, and mystery is totally their bag. However, I couldn't stand the constant whistling sound the narrator makes on every other "S" sound and soft "C". This title may become the first in my library to have the dubious honor of not being finished.
Plenty of tropes throughout but still enjoyable. I felt it had more sexual content to appeal to a female audience yet not so much to make this a romance novel. I will probably read the next one just to see where it goes from here.
Did not like narrator..her slow drawl for southern men was terrible. Made me cringe everytime.
Book repeated itself alot. Between the writer and narrator I could not enjoy this book.