The story was too predictable. I like stories that give you enough clues to figure it out towards the end or else go "oh yeah, I should have guessed that". I listened to this book on audible. I immediately knew who the killer was. The story lines that were meant to distract from the real killer were unbelievable and boring. There was only one part of the story that actually surprised me and when the those details were revealed I thought "that is so ridiculous". This is not typical Archer work.
the story is really well written, but it's just the same mediocre story told in the perspective of different characters in the story. If the story was better I would have enjoyed this book a lot better.
Not enough depth to the characters but a very compelling book. The story starts to pull you in, then switches to another character and repeats time through their pov. It is very well written and great literature. I just felt like I missed some of the character development.
This genre is not my norm, but I loved it and because of that I would rank this up at the top. It reminded me of the Poldark series, where the story is character driven, believable and really interesting because of the human traits that are so expertly written into each dilemma. This is also my first book by Jeffrey Archer, and I feel like I've made an important discovery with this writer, and am looking forward to his other books.
This was a nice easy read and Mr. Archer is a great story teller. Am anxious to start listening to book 2 right away.