The Monster Hunter series is just so much fun to listen to and the 4th installment is no exception. Great characters, great performance, riveting plot line. I'm glad I don't live in this world, or do I?
You could never guess where it was going next. It kept you guessing the whole time.
Oliver Wyman does a wonderful job with the whole Monster hunter series.
Can't wait for the 5th installment!!
Devourer of all books fantasy
This is the 4th book in the Monster Hunter series and it was an absolutely spectacular book. Tons of action, more information on Owen being the Chosen One, dragons, and nightmares coming to life all make for a super engaging, high octane read.
I listened to this on audibook and I highly recommend listening to this series on audiobook. The books are incredibly well read and lots of fun to listen to. I read the first couple books in the series and have listened to the last two. I actually enjoy listening to these books even more than reading them.
Owen and crew are in Las Vegas for the first annual International Monster Hunter convention when things go very wrong. An ancient world war II lab experiment is rampaging through the desert. This creature can bring a person’s worst nightmare to life. Owen and company have to take out this creature before it turns Las Vegas into a literal hell on earth.
This book has tons of action and guns; and some great new characters too. This is a wonderful storyline that is somewhat self-contained but also does an excellent job of building the overall storyline about Owen being the Chosen One.
This is the first book where we really get a look into the international monster hunter scene. Let me tell you some of these international monster hunters are just as kick-ass as our favorite Monster Hunter International crew. A new American based monster hunter team also enters the story; they are PT (Paranormal Tactical) and they cause a lot of trouble for MHI.
All of our MHI favorites are here, with a couple new MHI recruits along for the ride as well. Earl’s girlfriend, Heather, even makes an appearance. I hope we see more of her in future books. Owen’s brother Mosh also plays a big role in this story.
The enemy they are facing off with is an especially evil one. This enemy can bring a person’s nightmares to life. When all the Monster Hunter conference attendees are trapped in one hotel together...well that makes for quite a dangerous situation. All these Monster Hunters have some pretty awful nightmares.
Seeing what nightmares the Hunters face-off with tells us a lot about their characters. We learn a lot more about what Holly had to endure too.
As you can imagine from the above there is a ton of monster fighting in this book. Some of the monsters are pretty disturbing. There is a lot of gore and violence and swearing; but if you are a fan of this series that’s nothing new. A lot more gun-talk again in this book book compared to the previous one.
Corriea does an excellent job of having a story that is resolved in this book (taking out the nightmare fiend) and tying it in with the overall story. We learn a lot more about task force Unicorn, which was mention in the previous book, and a lot more about what it means for Owen to be the Chosen One. All of these stories are building towards something big and this is the first book where that is really brought out into the open and discussed.
Overall a spectacular continuation of this series. This is a wonderful action packed story with some great new characters. There is an excellent story tied up in this book, but we also get more of the overall story about Owen being the Chosen One and the rising monster activity. Just a perfectly balanced book. I really enjoyed it a lot. Highly recommended to those who like action-packed urban fantasy and don’t mind learning a lot about guns. I can’t wait to see what happens next.
It's great writing, great storytelling by the Author. Larry Correia is one of my new favorites. Oliver Wyman does a great job of narration as well. I can't wait for the next booK!
this book is most like - The first two books in this series. It's fun like the Dresden Files series - kinda cocky, with lots of supernatural fun.
He's just one of those voice actors who make you forget that you're listening to an actor. I am experience the story - nothing stands out as - whoa - that was a noticeable bad choice. All of his characters are distinct, and the female voices never make me think "oh this is a man trying to talk like a woman". Everything rolls smoothly and we can really enjoy the story.
Monster does Vegas
I drive 45 miles to work, 5 days a week, and owe my sanity to audiobooks. I get them from friends, the library, and of course - Audible.
Sometimes you just need to have monsters and heroes. Correa is always fresh and fun, and yeah - epic on a grand scale. Just like with his "Grimnoir Chronicles" he will take you places you never expected with thrills and action. This is the 4th in the Monster hunter series - hope he keeps going. Be sure to read the other three first.
Wyman does a terrific job of characterizing each person in the story. He was a great choice.
never read the print
I would have to say its like nothing ive ever read before.
I loved the dream world.
The book was great. Again, he delivered another great story, lots of action, and different pov's. He has so much material here, cant wait for the next one!
let us be thankful for the fools but for them we would not suceeed. M Twain. I am a fan of Zombie books. Im a family man with two great kids
I love this series and would be the first to go see it in movie form except for the fact NZ never gets any movies first, except those Hobbit movies.Don't be surprised if you fall asleep at work after listening in bed all night. Its just that hard to stop listening.
The only thing i am confused with is the name Monster Hunter International since almost all of the monsters seem to come looking for them, not a great deal of Hunting involved.
Will definitely buy the next in the series, hell after this long i need to know what the end brings.
By the way if you are a book nerd buying this book will make you more cool buying the series will make you super frosty. Get in to it!
Imagination, action, monsters
Quick moving plot line with very little left for the reader to guess. Complete soup to nuts.
Wyman's performance is consistent and entertaining.
Love the entire franchise
I'm a professional driver so I have a lot of time on my hands, and I love Sci-fi and Fantasy
Fun, action packed.
The variety of characters with their wide range of personality as well as the vivid action scenes.
When Skippy tells Ed to throw the elf Tonya from the helicopter, to placate the rotor spirits.
Oh yes, I had a hard time taking breaks.
I love everything about this world and its characters. I've even read the short story "Tanya: Princess of the Elves". Hope more Monster Hunter books come soon.
The fourth book of this series and I've yet to tire of it. Granted this books story isn't quite as epic as the last three, but it is still a grand tale of modern day fantasy. I really enjoy the expanding universe that Correia is creating with each progressive story. Some really solid storylines are evolving over the entire series, and I'm looking forward to finding out how they are resolved.
Wyman's voice work is really top notch. I cannot think of a better narrator to this type of series. He's got the 'manly-man' character voice down pat, and he gives enough inflection and nuance to every character, so you never are confused about who is talking. My only *slight* complaint would be his female voices can be irritating at times. But, that's a gladly paid trade off for his multiple strengths.
Hoping to see more of this in the near future, but for now, I'm going to move onto Correia's Hard Magic series.
The humor, tight plotting, nail-biting tension..
Owen realizing his father was tied to something big, however, would die soon after revealing the truth about his past.
I love all the books
IF YOU SPEND A LOT OFTIME IN TRAFFIC AS I DO - I recommend the audio productions being produced by Audible Frontiers and narrated by Oliver Wyman.