Having read the rest of the series, I was somewhat dubious about this new book. I was wonderfully suprised. Don't miss out on this if you're a fan of the series. Also, don't be afraid to pick this up as a stand alone novel. The Wind Through the Keyhole is a credit well spent.
I honestly enjoy the characters, scenes, and dialogue in this book. Unfortunately the narrator is so bad, I was often wrenched out of the storyline. His constant mispronunciations were bad enough at times to make me wonder if he was doing it intentionally. I have over two hundred books in my library here on audible, and have listened to a couple hundred more from the library etc. This is far and away the worst narrator I've ever heard. The author should be allowed to strangle this guy for massacring what is clearly a well researched and much loved tale.
I made it to chapter 2 before I had to put this down. I put up with a lengthy description of a financial collapse only to realize that the main character and his wife are completely uninteresting. When I found myself wishing someone would kill them, I turned the book off. I was hoping for something gritty and desperate, but that didn't happen. It's a shame really, because I was interested in the premise.
Note: Dick Hill does a reasonable job, but his narration isn't well suited to the tale.
I just love this series. For me, Gentry is the anti-hero as his best. Greaney seems to get better with every book, and I'm already looking forward to the next installment. If you're looking for a great thriller series, look no farther.
This is easily the best Gray Man book so far. The Latin American setting is a nice change of pace, and allowed for some pretty interesting dynamics. Gentry seems more human now after his mistakes in the previous book, and his new vulnerability made me like him more. Greaney is getting better each time. Worth a credit for anyone that likes a good story.
Too often I find my self disappointed by sequels. Not this time. I listened to it in one weekend because I couldn't put it down. Definitely a credit worthy sequel.
Great action with interesting characters that don't suck. What more could you ask for? Definitely worth a credit for any fan of the genre.
This book is pretty original in a lot of its ideas. It is also of good length, and I felt that the narrator did a good job. Add to that the four subsequent novels in the series that are available, and it is well worth your credit. If you can snatch it up before the $4.95 sale ends, you should.
Pros: Well written Military Sci-Fi with a pretty original twist.
Cons: Sometimes the protagonist seemed wildly immune to any form of grief, but honestly I'm reaching for something to say here.
Summary: Totally worth my credit. I'm eager to read the next book in the series.
I really enjoyed this book. The only reason I'm not giving it 5 stars is narrator's performance. I realize that the technical jargain can get complicated at times, but every so often he would get out of caddence, and use the wrong emphasis. Though its definately worth dealing with if you're a fan of the genre. I hope there will be more soon from this author.
I've been listening to books on audible for three years. In that time I haven't written a single review, either positive or negative. Unfortunately, this book is so bad, I have to break my silence. After two hours of listening, I was still waiting for some kind of point. It says "Wow, snipers are super high speed and neato." Then it proceeds to rinse and repeat for seven plus hours. Just really bad. For a great read try Big Boy Rules. Or if you're in the mood for a classic, try E.B. Sledge.
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