Probably not. The story was decent - I listened to the trilogy (Eve, Quinn and Bonnie), but the three books should have only been one. There is a lot of repetition. Further, the dialogue is wooden and overly dramatic and I found myself rolling my eyes every time one of the female characters "felt her breasts growing taut" with sexual tension. It got to the point that it was making me laugh, which clearly was not the intent. Narrator does a decent job with mediocre material. There are a lot better novels in the mystery/thriller/suspense genre and I won't be getting anything else by this author.
If you like suspense/mystery, you will like this book, although I would recommend starting with the first Pendergast book and work your way through them in chronological order - there are lots of threads that get picked up from prior books, which might be hard to follow if you have not read/listened to all of them.
Rene Aubergonois is the perfect narrator for the Pendergast books - he does an amazing job and I never find myself focusing on the narrator rather than the story.
I found myself finding every excuse I could to continue listening to this book. Interesting concept, great narration and a satisfying ending. Now, I am just sorry it is finished.
I purchased this in advance of a trip to Germany. I am a real "dunce" when it comes to picking up other languages, but have been able to get the basics I might need for my trip from listening to the first 20 or so lessons on this book. It has short lessons with what are really "survival phrases" for a tourist - much better than another one I bought that wanted to teach me how to count to 1000 (at which point I quit listening). I really liked Narrator Judith Meyer - she speaks clearly and it is easy to understand how she is pronouncing words. But, when the Narrator switched about 2/3rds of the way through to Widar Wendt, I did not like this book and quit listening. Mr. Wendt speaks too fast and it is hard to understand his explanation of how to pronounce words as a result. If you are planning a vacation to Germany and just need some very basic phrases (please, thank you, where is the bathroom, excuse me, do you speak english, I don't understand etc.), then I would recommend this book.
Liked the book, although I agree with others that others in the Pendergast series were stronger books (i.e. the Diogenes (sp?) triology). This one is a bit gorier than usual. Rene Auberjonois is a great narrator and held my interest. Was bummed with the main character that got killed off.
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