Several reviews I read were so positive, about this author and story, that I spent a credit with confidence! Great story, great author, great narrator! Loved it! Will purchase more books by this author!
This was my first Reginald Hill novel. Maybe an earlier work would've been a better introduction, because this one seemed like a million others I've read, which isn't necessarily bad, it's just average.
I did enjoy the character development and setting very much; the author has created a very likable main character and his plight kept me engaged.
The ending "twist" though, was ridiculous, and all-in-all, the wrap-up a bit anti-climactic.
How on earth can a therapist fall in love—even unconsciously — with a man she professionally believes to be a pedophile?! That is a very weird line for an author to cross, and I found it hard to reconcile.
For that matter, how could such an intelligent, likable main character surround himself with frenemies at every turn? The deplorable idiocy of his partner/best friend, the backstabbing wife who has pretended to "love" him for a few decades while basically biding her time?
Anyhoo, that's just me.
Excellent narration for a beautifully written story. I found myself making "free time" so that I could listen, yet I didn't want the story to end.
If you like a good revenge story with a lot of twists and turns, this is a must listen!
I feel that this story has been told before, different authors, different characters, but a common premise. However, the strength of the main and supporting characters still makes the read worthwhile.
Sort of a fable sort of a crime story. Its a little too heavy-handed in the way the characters are moved around but the characters are interesting even when they are stereotypes
sci-fi lover. not a prepper but i dig end of the world stories. I'm a black smith and foundry man by trade. & Zombies Zombies Zombies.
the book is exactly what it says. axes are cool and chopping wood can be fun but quickly gets old. with a splinter at the end.
its OK i guess. a little dry for a revenge story.
This was one of the best books I've ever listened to. The narrator had fabulous voices for all the characters and the story was very interesting. I was on the edge of my seat wanting to know more even after the book ended.
And I intend to remedy that with many more novels.
This story turned not so much on plot twists and turns, although it was very enjoyable, but on characters that I so wanted to be with that my kitchen is now Very Clean!
The dog is pretty good, too.