After about the first third of the book, I did listen to it in a sitting.
I bought this book based on the high ratings. I had my doubts when it started, but loved it by the end. I did not know until after I finished the book that he is the author of "Sunflower" which I read and loved years ago.
I was looking forward to this book as I have loved other books by him, but the narration was terrible. He is one of those narrators who varies his speech from 2 decibels to 90 decibels in the same sentence. So if you want to hear everything, you have to have the volume cranked way up. Then you get blasted out by the loud volume seconds later. I gave up after 10 minutes.
I am not even sure why I loved this book. I am halfway through the sequel and love it just as much. I just love the word sequel (read the book and you will get this).
I really enjoyed the first 2 books of this series. Book 3 really started to drag, and this book in painfully boring. Nothing happens. An hour at a time of useless details followed by 3 minutes of action. Dick Hill's reading is always way slower than it should be. His slow reading combined with the minutiae laden dialogue makes this a book too painful to finish.
This series started so well. It is sad to see this book and the last one where nothing at all happens. Refund please!
Why was this book published? I rarely walk away from a book after investing several hours, but I have no interest whatsoever in finishing it. I think I will go back and read some of his older books to remember why he is one of my favorite authors
I don't get all the hype about this book. I gave up halfway through. It just rambles on and on and on. Bored me to tears
Though his books are hit and miss these days, I will usually give them a try.
It was just OK. Nothing special, but maybe a good book for a long drive.
Lately, I have to read Clancy books twice to be able to follow it. This book had fewer characters to try to follow.
While this book didn't have the magic of his earlier books, it was still an interesting book.
Sure, a couple of years from now.
Yes, it was actually rather unpredictable. It was nice to have a Quality book that I didn't want to stop reading after all the other turkeys I have read recently.
I got a few laughs out of it.
Michael Connelly seems to be able to come up with fresh stories every book. I have been disappointed by several of my favorite authors recently (Tom Clancy, James Patterson, Nelson Demille) , but Connelly and and few others (John Sandford, Ken Follett, Vince Flynn) are still putting out 4 and 5 star books.
The message is very good, but the message is repeated over and over for 6 hours.
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