I would recommend the book itself to someone, but absolutely not the audible version. It was absolutely miserable. I ended up reading the book instead of listening to it.
The book had action, adventure, suspense, romance and humor. It was intense!
The narrator's idea of identifying the voices of the different characters was to do a high pitched, childlike squeaky, baby voice for the heroine and a growling, grunting whisper for the hero. It was so horribly uncomfortable to listen to that I ended up reading the book and never getting even 1/4 of the way through the audio book. The narrator's voice was pleasant and enjoyable when she was reading actual text. It was her attempts to distinguish the speaking parts with different voice patterns that detracted from the book. I thought that perhaps I was being unreasonable, since this was my first audio book purchase. So, I brought the audio in and played it for several friends. All reactions were the same...horribly uncomfortable to listen to. A childlike baby voice for the heroine??? And a serial killer's grunty whisper for the hero??? This book should be re-recorded or removed from audio publication completely. If there was a way to give it less than 1 star, I would.
If this narrator is used for future books, please advise her that her speaking voice is pleasant enough to carry the book without trying to do voices specific to the characters.
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