I've purchased every In Death book audible has available. I love Susan Ericksen as Eve Dallas. As much as I like the books I would not purchase this one unless you have not listened to Big Jack. If you have read or listened to Big Jack that's all part 2 is. Part 1 is a decent story in itself. It's just the prequel to Big Jack and has nothing to do with Eve and the rest of the gang. So, I've now purchased the same story twice.
I really wanted to listen to this book and notice a difference in narration and not think much of it.
I'd say "It's ok, no Holter Graham but it'll do. The writing is still the same and the narrarator takes nothing from the story."
Boy was I wrong!!
If you are a faithful follower you know Holter Graham usually narrarates the series. You will also know he is having health issues. Those of us who follow him are praying for him and his family at this time. He is definitley missed in this audio.
I understand we the public want the books out immediately and are very impatient. However, I cannot tell any faithful listener to waste a credit. This is just horrible. I couldn't finish the book. I've already started reading it over on my kindle.
I want to start by saying I Love this series!!
However, had I known that they were going to go through four narrarators whom do not sound the same. Go from a six book series to twelve I would have never bought these on audible.
This series is so fast paced you can't get bored! If you haven't read from the beginning you will be lost. A lot of authors put so much back story into sequals you feel as if you don't need to read them to know what's going on. Not in this series. One book will end and the next picks up the next day and if you don't remember you may need to go back and catch back up in between release dates.
I feel as all of these books are good in their own right. Destined is no different.
It's a great short story. I think this one is just better read and not listened too. The narrarator has voiced the last three books I believe. In this book it's hard to decipher her voices to the characters. I believe the first book she narrorated she tried to sound more like the past narrorators with individual voices to the characters. This time she got lazy in parts and you cannot decipher which character you are listening too. That was awful.
I don't think you can describe the book without giving too much away. But, if you are a fan of the series.....do not give up. We only have to wait for three more books to finally come to a conclusion. As with all of the others, things are changing again and there are a few new characters added and a death as well. And of course it ends right when you think something good can finally happen for the gang.
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