Best, but this is only my second audio book.
Yes, loved guessing how the story was going to end.
This is my first Dave Barry audio book. Was a little disappointed to discover he's not narrating his prior novels. I hope he'll continue narrating his own.
I listen to books during my commute to/from work. This one made me happy that traffic was backed up!
I love Stephen King, but 45 hours is just way too long to listen to a book. It got old and repetitive after a while, despite an absolutely superb performance by Steven Weber.
I loved the beginning of this book. Heck, even the middle. I am adept at suspending belief and just going with a plot for the fun of it. But somewhere around the last third of this book, it got too over the top for me and ended up just plain silly. I did love the two narrators. That was fun. And I'll always be a Dave Barry fan no matter what.
If you want to try a Dave Barry novel, I'd recommend Insane City instead.
I'm shocked this book is so highly rated on Audible. Insufferably long winded, unlikeable characters and disappointingly predictable plot, if this had been my first Sandra Brown novel, I'd never read another. Luckily, I know she can do much, much better.
If you're new to Sandra Brown, pick something else. I'd recommend Lethal.
My first Carl Hiaasen book won't be my last. I only wish Stephen Hoye narrated all of them, as his voices were as funny as the book and made the whole experience one big joy.
I thought this story was narrated beautifully. Michael Kelly did an awesome job with the characters and made the story more compelling than it might have been had I been reading it instead.
Love the characters in this book--one of King's talents--and the carnival setting made for a fun read. This one won't leave you shaking in your boots like The Shining, but it's got enough of the classic King chill to keep loyal fans happy.
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