No. There are other forms of torture that I would find preferable to slogging my way through that drivel.
The characters are unrealistic, the writing is terrible, the story drags on & on. It was like a poorly written and performed Raymond Chandler novel. Old fashioned, one dimensional, trash.
It was overly dramatic, his attempts at reading the female-spoken dialog was hideous. I listened for quite some time, trying to figure out if it was poorly written or poorly read and finally decided it was both.
I kept listening for a while because I wanted to know what happened, so there was a good mystery for the first few chapters. Then I stopped caring and when I found myself yelling at the book I realized there was no point in continuing.
I really hoped they killed both Jake & Natalie. Horribly.
He is phenomenal! As soon as the book started, his voice got my attention. His voice, tone, description etc was so engaging. Will look for other books he narrated. He's awesome.
I am not done with the book yet. I am not good at sarcasm, but it had some that were pretty funny. Love the story, thrilling etc.
This story moves along very quickly and you never want to stop reading. Even even when you feel that you have figured it out it always takes a turn you are not expecting. I recommend it highly.
An okay book, although rather predictable. I much prefer the author's Myron series, but I wanted to try so,etching different. Quick and easy mystery novel. I did like that it takes place with in the same universe of the Myron serious and makes brief minor references to them. I would recommend this book to any in need of a fun mystery to kill sometime this summer.
The story was ok, although it seemed to drag on in spots but maybe it was the horrible narrator.
The man was reading this story as if it was Shakespeare or poetry; in whispered dramatic almost British accent. Harlen Coben is humorous and this narrator could not pull off the humor because he was trying to be too dramatic. We almost could not continue after we began the story because we could not stand his tone/voice. He didn't have a terrible voice, it just did not match the tone of Coben. He seemed to make the parts that were draggy even worse. I can't even finish the book. It wasn't just me either - there were three of us listening in a car on a road trip and finally we had enough and had to cut it off.
I am a book fanatic! I love to read. I love to write about books, talk about books....I even work in a bookstore!
I truly did not know what was going on. I was just as confused as Jake.
Natalie. She had amazing strength (and I don't mean physically).
I did, but I wasn't able to.
This was a great book, and a good performance.
Skip this one. Stupid, stupid, stupid. It felt like SIX YEARS just trying to force myself through to the end. Ridiculous. If I could rate it 0 stars, I would.
I have NEVER heard such a boring monotone reader. Absolutely the worst. I had to push myself to keep listening and quite frankly thinking of sending it back in protest.
Someone who is dumber than the main character.
Give the University professor main character more brains. Even after he figures a lot of it out, he still goes ahead and puts people in danger. He doesn't run when given a chance;
just sits there while another person sacrifices himself so he can get away. What a waste.
I don't have a choice because he reads too many of my favorite authors. I'd rather listen to Will Wheaton or nearly anyone else.
First off, if you read the summary, you can skip the whole first hour of the book. The rest of the book goes that slow, too. Even after things are explained, they get explained again. I kept hoping for a twist, but it was so easy to see the ending. Sometimes, he thinks something for us to 'hear" and then says it out loud to the other character. Dumb, slow, boring.