Pahrump, NV, United States | Member Since 2009
The adventures of Walt Longmire & friends have been so enjoyable that I could hardly wait to dive into "Hell Is Empty" However, this latest did not hold my interest & was nothing like Johnson's previous novels. Even with George Guidall's wonderful narration, this one was dull & disappointing.
Historical mysteries are my favorite genre to begin with, and this series reminds me of Anne Perry's many novels.
It is a series that needs to be listened to in order of being written. Since I must wait until next spring for the latest book in the "Outlander" by Diana Gabaldon, this could give me the "fix" I need to endure the wait.
With Davina Porter narrating, it brings the best there is to capturing the essence of a British mystery.
Audible only has 3 of the novels and not in order.....Please read at least one of the three to enjoy and get "hooked" on Sebastian Sr Cyr, and maybe, the editors at Audible.com will check the series and add the missing books. I have resorted to buying the written version, and I really miss Davina Porter's wonderful narration.
The first time we are not in Three Pines so I didn't know what to expect from one of my favorite investigators & his team. Wonderful plot that really had my interest. Let's see where Louise Penny takes us next time & cannot wait to find out how the relationship with his assistant will work out.
The narrator is so perfect that I hope it never changes. His accent is just what makes this novel so much better.
Her novels are not to be rushed but to be savored like wine.
The characters have well-rounded personalities...the good, the bad, & the ugly. Really liked the humor developing between Assad & Karl. It added to the development of pecking away at a 5 year old missing person file.
Very similar to Steig Larsson style.
Difficult for me to catch on to the Danish names & locations, but easier than Larsson's Swedish locations. Erik handled the accents clearly & with charm.
I enjoy European authors because they take time to show the whole life of a character rather than just the facts about the crime as it is solved.
Mysteries are my favorite genre, & there are many types. You can find edgy, eerie, spy type, vampires, & even humorous, & I enjoy them all. This series by Faye Kellerman has so much to offer, but always grounded by Peter Decker & his wife, Rina. Each novel continues with the family growing up & facing new challenges. Decker with his same crew of LA detectives take you through the process of finding the "bad guy" as they each give their thought-processes to finally arrive with a satisfying conclusion to the mystery. In addition, I find the lifestyle of the Decker Jewish family very interesting & informational to a "goya" like me. This isn't a "on the edge of your seat" book, but so interesting with lots of twists & turns.
Always looking for intriguing novels & this one got my attention. The plot is very well woven to keep you on your toes for the next move in the hunt for a serial killer. The primary detective is a likeable character even with all his flaws. It is always exciting to try a new author and get so involved in the story that you just don't want to stop to take a break. This is a writer I have listed to watch for the next novel, hopefully with Harry, on the trail of another crazy villain.
What a read this was! Keilor is known for his wry sense of humor & it really shows in this novel. How relaxing it is to listen, first to his voice, then to his hilarious descriptions of people & events. Mysteries are my usual pick, but this was a wonderful change of pace for me. & will be checking out other Keilor pieces.
That F****** Flowers is back on the job. His laid-back detective skills are keeping us on edge as the plot unfolds with several twists & turns until we finally nab the killer. His love life goes cold in this novel, so maybe Virgil is learning not to jump in bed with every pretty face he meets. He is one of my favorite Sandford characters. Keep him coming!
Exciting & fast-paced as Lucas looks back at the case that started his career as a detective. He is edgy & determined to find the culprit he knew was out there all these years, especially working with his old buddies from the squad. Lots of twists & turns in the plot. Loved it.
Waited anxiously for the last of the trilogy & wasn't disappointed. Larsson wrapped up the plot & characters with a thrilling pace that had me cheering for justice at last!! Am sad that there will not be more from this author.
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