This is a good book, but the lead character isn't as endearing as 'Joe' in the first book in the series. Having said that it is well written, an interesting story line and a great performance.
Well I must say the 'crime' element of the book is a stretch. Yes, I know a group crime happened in a small CA town, but this book took that idea to a goofy place. However, I do like the characters, the writing is strong as is the performance. I understand how some of the other reviews are harsh, but I still recommend the book.
This author has numerous characters, each exceedingly well developed & authentic, whose lives interact in a real and compelling way. The performer is outstanding – well worth the listen.
The only thing good about this audio book is Scott Brick - there is a plot so bad I saw the ending 1 hour into the listen, and thought "oh no, he wouldn't do that" but he did.
As we've come to expect, Connelly writes another winner. Jake is as lovable & flawed as ever, the story challenging yet believable and the pace fantastic. Great read ~ and the performance is excellent.
Sometimes 'listening' to non-fiction is very difficult but this performance was excellent and while it is a complex book the story is so well constructed and the performance so strong it is an outstanding listen. Worth every minute - I intend to buy the physical book as well, it is that important.
I like the complex story line of the book, as well as the interwoven characters. The ending was a bit weak, but it didn't spoil the otherwise delightful read.
Grisham just gets better - he creates characters we care about, in intriguing situations and with the audio book we get the benefit of a great performance. I will say his endings are still weak but better than his earlier books. A great read ~ !
This is a very good history - I think it is worth the time for anyone interested in WWII history.
I was disappointed by the last Longmire book, but this one is back to the high-quality of the prior books. Great character maturation, tight believable story and as always, the performance of George Guidall is fantastic.
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