If you took out all of the similes and metaphors this story would only be half as long. Rather than add to the story, they end up breaking up the rhythm and become incredibly annoying. I got through about one third of the story hoping that it would get better, but it just got more painful. I ended up skipping huge chunks of the book and I'm not sure if I'll bother finishing it or just delete it from my library. I'm very disappointed.
Book was way too detailed oriented on the small things. If you were watching this as a tv show or a movie, it would be ok but as a book, the details were just too involved. I am sure the abridged version would have been much better. Story line was actually good, but too cluttered by all the bla bla bla of the insignificant backround that was talked about.
I was really, really looking forward to listening to the entire collection! However I just could not get beyond the first hour...i tried-i really did! The Reader is worse than awful. She is way too slow, tries too hard to make it exciting. I cant even judge the story because i found my teeth grinding listening to her. Sadly, this is my first and last book read by this Reader. I have even written her name down so i dont purchase any further reads by her.
I enjoy the TV show Bones. Warm,funny murder mystery. This is not that, even though the series is based on K Reichs books This book is not warm or funny at all, ever. The medical terms are sort of interesting and the French well spoken by the narrator. BTW same with the series Rizzoli and Isles. Series warm funny book Not. Elsie J
Don't start this series thinking its going to be like the TV series....lots of differences. Also, the narrator was unable to differentiate the characters as much as I would have liked.
I LOVE the show Bones, so I was excited to read the books. Even though the character of Temperance in the book is quite different than Bones on TV, you can sense similarities in her and other characters. The overall feel of the book is very similar to the feel you get from the show.
The narrator was not the best I have ever heard, but I do not think she was as bad as other reviews stated. I listened both with headphones and just from the speaker on my phone.
I'm looking forward to reading the other books in the series!
It's a fun read and keep me entertained. No regrets buying this one. I have been happy with several of Kathy's books over the years.
Found myself distracted by the overabundance of French usage. Probably ok if you are a French speaker but makes it difficult for those that are not. Also did not care for the sound effects.
Narration so bad, hard to stay with story, so, I did not. Wish I could return it.