The narator does not do well with voices. The 2 main characters sound like a mob hit man and Marge Simpson! Narration is an important part of an audiobook and bad narration can destroy an otherwise excellent story...unfortunately I have been finding alot of that from Audible lately.
The book might have been a little more enjoyable if not for one of the worst narrators ever to read a book. The story just drones on and on without any real excitement with the exception of some overly emphasized fights...blah, blah, blah. These books are very juvenile and the narrator is inexperienced and annoying to listen to. If you are not a teen, you would more likely enjoy the Night Huntress Series by Jeaniene Frost. In the future, if Emily Shaffer is the narrator, I will read the book instead of purchasing the audiobook, she gives me a headache, I actually have to stop listening to the book for a while to get a break from her whining. Normally I can't wait to listen to whichever book I am enjoying at the time, usually finishing them within a few days of beginning them, but I have been weeks trying to finish this book simply because of the terrible narration.
This book could be much more exciting, but the narrator is TERRIBLE. I listen to tons of audio books and a bad narrator can destroy a great book...this is a perfect example. This narrator doesn't even use correct pronunciation! If she has to say the word "costume" which she calls "coshtume" one more time, or "were" which she pronounces as "weer", or even the word "vague"(...who doesn't know the pronunciation of the word vague???), I think I might loose my mind! I hate to be rude or insulting, but for those of you think this is a good narrator, please, expand your horizons, because you must not listen to many audio books. There are some really great ones out there who really know how to stimulate the imagination, however; this lady is not one of them.
The story was ok, but I agree with many others, the narration is awful, she emphasizes the wrong words and reads in a cadence that just isn't pleasant at all. I think the story gets a little boring too, it drags on a bit...I was a little disappointed.
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