Alex was my favorite character because he was loyal, fun, and a great friend.
This was my first Derek Perkins's performance, but I have about 400 audio books in my library. There is nothing worse than a good story with a bad narrator. I think Derek did a fantastic job, he made the book very entertaining.
Well, yes I listened on a 14 hour drive in my car. It really helped the trip seem short.
I Love Karin Slaughter! She is very realistic and graphic in her protagonist as well as her antagonist equally. The book never slows to mundane. I have enjoyed every novel of hers so far. Audible didn't start at the beginning of her series with what they have offered so I got the Will Trent series first and then as they come in I listen to the Grant County Series. I would have liked to do it from the beginning so I don't know so much about their futures first but even with that I really like these books. This is the 10th one I have listened to.
Descriptions of the villain with his victims for sure.. it will make your stomach turn.
She has a great voice and reads the characters well. Sometimes when listening to other readers intonation I don't think they fit the situation or the characters very well but Judith Ivey did an excellent job. I wasn't distracted from the story by her breathing or pausing one bit. Anyone who listens a lot will understand that remark :) and for those of you who don't this is a good reader to start out with.
This story line was fun and I like the idea but the dialogue and character believability are off for me. The lead female character doesn't tell her best friend anything that's going on in her life.. and she doesn't trust the lead guy at all?? He has proven to be a wonderful man and she burns him over and over and then has mind blowing sex with the guy?? How does a woman fall in love with someone and open up her body completely for him and then immediately want to destroy him? It just made me not like her...
I really like the storyline. I'm an ancient aliens fan and this barks right up that alley. Makes you think about the possibility that a superior species co-habituating with humans and fixing our planet for the future. I love it! It's why I kept listening and why I will probably finish the series. I like where the author is going with the story I just hope the next book has better dialogue between the characters and better narration.
Uhg, there is nothing worse than a great story with bad narration!! She has little distinction between male and female voices. The only real difference is she makes the lead male sound like a robot (which doesn't fit his character description) and her intonation is absurd. Some performers can perform the story and some just read it... this one just reads it with ridiculous up and down, drawn out intonation like she is reading to 1st graders.
The topic is new and intriguing!
There isn't a fav character in this book for me... i really enjoyed all the characters
She has terrible intonation, valley girl style.... uhhg, i listen to about 2 sometimes 3 books a week and i have to say this is the worst narrator i have ever heard. her voices aren't different enough, her accents are really bad, and the intonation of a dumb woman dripping all over it all. it was really distracting for me. but the story is really good, so i made it through. if it were a mediocre story i wouldn't have listen to the whole book because of the intonation... i feel really mean for that :/ but it really had to be said.
Bahahaha, the book has A LOT of sex in it! It was hard not to be "moved" through the whole thing.
I feel like maybe some people out there are overreacting to this book. I understand that the type of sex is new to romance novles. but the way it is told is so mainstream that I was left wondering when the story was going to get controversial??? it never really did for me. It was a new perspective on a topic most people don't understand. didn't make my flesh fall off.
I loved how the writing style changes from one character to another (just like real peoples personalities come about differently) the book was very entertaining! I tip my hat to some of my favorite authors joining with some that I had never had the chance to read for some superior writting.
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