I purchased this audio book based on two things . . . First, Dan Stevens was the narrator and, in my opinion and without a doubt, Dan Stevens is one of the best narrators I've ever listened to. He truly enriches any book he reads. Second, after reading the reviews, it sounded like a worthwhile read.
The story was interesting, but it seemed to plod along. It took so long to get through the plot and then it suddenly ended. I liked the two main characters Ray Lovell and JJ and how they shared the story. I felt sympathetic toward both of them . . . especially JJ.
A story told from a non-human perspective is unusual . . . but, to have one set during WWI is truly remarkable. The story is captivating, but (narrator) Dan Stevens does an incredible job of story telling.
Lorelei King has been an excellent reader for the Stephanie Plum series . . . but, she was given such a weak book to read that it doesn't matter. The story is vacuous and the series has lost it's spark. This book, like the last few, is a feeble attempt to keep a series going that the author appears to have lost her enthusiasm to make a sincere effort. Evanovich needs to make a decision . . . make an effort to capture the essence of the earlier books of this series or end it. I was sure there was something wrong when the books was nearing it's end because it's so short.
This is one of the most boring books I have ever read or listened to! At first I thought it was taking time to get started and hoped it would pick up speed, interest, and intrigue as it progressed. Unfortunately, it just plodded along at a donkey's pace. It's a simple and contrived story that lacks any kind of originality.
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