I don't like not finishing a book & this one was painfully difficult to finish. I had to press pause several times because I couldn't stand the main character Jake Fisher. I've never been rooting against a main character but this was my first. He was the most selfish, annoying, inconsiderate person, there isn't enough room in this review to write how much I disliked the character which ruined the book for me.
This is the second book I've listened to by this author. I enjoy the way he throws out clues, one by one, sending me (and the protagonist), on fruitful or worthless excursions. We never know which. The narrator made the story come to life. I was on the edge of my seat the entire time.
When I first began reading this book I almost quit because of such a slow start but I had hope that it would get better and it exceeded my expectations. I would highly recommend this book.
The reader was too overdramatic...awful. Storyline nice with lots of potential if the reader dis his job right
The story got off to a very slow start but started to improve about half way through. It also didn't help that the reader was very monotone. The story line was descent. Not one of my favorites but I didn't return it either.
It wasn't a bad read, and I would recommend it depending on what they were looking for. I did like the story and where it went, but at times the protagonist just seemed to be over doing it with his emotions to find Natalie. Also sometimes the book got a little outside plausibility but overall I did enjoy it, however I'm not sure if I would give it a second listen.
Yes I would.
This is the first time I have not give a 5 star review on a Harlan Coben novel. It was boring and slow. I will definitely be asking audible for my credit back on this one for sure.
I can't figure Harlan Coben out. His last book I tried was excellent. This book seemed like hours of fill with no logical story. Then there is Scott Brick. I think Mr. Brick was absent from class when they taught the difference between periods and exclamations. Read the book as written. When you see "she walked into the room.", do not read it as
"She, walked into, the room!" Every sentence does not require you indicating drama. I told myself to ignore any book with Scott Brick but I wanted to try the Coben book. I returned the book to Audible. It was a painful listen and a story lacking any realism.
Second only to Gone Girl at least. This guy was so selfish and unlikeable. The story isn't bad but I found myself rooting for the mobsters.