I am a big fan and read everything he writes. After the last two books, Deep Shadow & Night Vision, I expect and want more of the same intensity of action and depth of character. I didn't really feel any of that in Chasing Midnight.
I especially like George Guidall's reading of White's books.
I picture Doc Ford with his voice. He also read Night Vision. Great performance.
The sturgeon science was interesting, Environmental terrorism. Lots of good subject matter.
I have only read this book audibly. Before totally dismissing it, I will give it another chance and read it in book form. Maybe I missed something.
I love how Burke draws you into the characters in a way that when the book is over you can't possible read another for a peroid of time. You need to process what you have just read. More than when reading, audio books with a narrator like Will Patton, and a writer with the descriptive powers of Burke, give a very clear mental image in my mind about the lay of the land, how the characters look, feel, think. I could go on & on.
Randy Wayne White's, "Night Vision" and "Deep Shadow" Great characterization and intense story line. Perfect narration.
I only want Will Patton when listening to James Lee Burkes Dave Robicheaux novels. Will puts everthing into his narration. He distinguishers between different charactors. If narrators can't do that I would just as soon "read" the book myself.
This book absolutely made me cry several times. Especially at the end when Clete threw himself on the villian and risked his own life. I admire Dave & Clete and their motivations to do the right thing. It reminds me of a time when men protected & cherished their families.
I love the addition of Clete's daughter Gretchen. Hope to see more of her character interacting with Clete. Can't wait for Burke's next novel!
No indepth character interaction like in later novels. Boring lengthy court scenes. Harry's girlfriend was rather blah.
The narrator did not sound anything like Dick Hill. Too much breathing and wet mouth sounds distracted me from the story.
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