Story never seems to really get off the ground. No real excitement at any time. Seems to just drag on. Many details not related to the main story add to the slow moving feeling. Must be better options around so try another.
Have never tried this author before but if this is a sample l may just move on to another author more suited to 'legal thrillers.' The author appears to believe that lots of sex and lots of characters make for a more interesting story. Sometimes it's hard to find the 'mystery' because of all the distraction, which also makes the story longer then needs be. In addition, there seems to be a lot of discussion of 'black and white' issues relating to race but not all that related to the actual story line. Could have done without so much sex, race remarks and so many characters.
I didn't realize this was a series as it was my first. However, I will now look for more of the same. Another reader said he tired of the phrase "Reacher said nothing." I have to agree. I laughed everytime I heard it just because of the other persons comments. But hey...the author could have worked a little harder to find a few different phrases. Having said that...I could manage to live with it and found the story well done, interesting and it kept my attention. Well worth the download.
I like Joseph Finder each time I download one of his books and especially when Scott Brick reads them. Looking for more of the same to go with the others I listened to of his (A Company Man, High Crimes). Only problem is many of his books are only 6 or 7 hrs. long and it just isn't worth a full credit for such a short time. Other than that, I'd choose his books any time. Interesting, catchy, well read, endings not expected.
The book was "just ok." I like the author but the story went on too long and wasn't all that believable. This isn't his best. OK for a long drive but won't be one you will remember all that long.
Reader's voice was boring. Little excitement in her voice and when she tried to be a male voice it was anything but convincing. Mostly though the story line faded into the background while tid bits not relevant to the story were explored to exhaustion. At times I couldn't remember the story line. Could have done the story in 1/3 the time as most was not needed and not interesting. First time for this author and am not sure I'd try her again.
Idea behind the story is a touching one and overall this was a good performance. Lots of feeling and drama. Story is well told and yet sensative. Worth the read/listen.
Love David Rosenfelt. Grover Gardner is the ONLY voice for these books! Only wish there were more. Doesn't really matter which one you read as they are all great! Just sit back and be prepared to laugh and enjoy!
The person who was reading this book didn't have the best of voices. At times his voice could almost put me to sleep. The story was 'ok' but there were two stories going on at the same time and the author flips back and forth between the two which was, at times, confusing. It wasn't exactly a "clif hanger" but there were a few moments in the story with suspense. All in all it was an average listen and since I got it on sale I was ok with it. I have downloaded another book by the same author "Capital Threat" and I found the similarity in the titles confusing. Perhaps the author just likes to write about things related to Washington D.C., but personally, I'd like the titles not to be so much the same. After I listen to the new book, I'll have a better idea if I enjoy this author enough to try him again.
This book was somewhat hard to listen to toward the end. I kept turning it off as the end got closer and closer. It covers a very hard subject and explores all the issues having to do with the death sentence. It was moving and full of passion and honesty but still difficult to listen to as the issue is so profound.
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