Reno, NV, United States | Member Since 2014
Oh, brother. This one was even worse than the one before it. I never put it on fast forward, but rather just listened to the 2nd half of it in the background. It was just a dud. Very disappointing. Nothing about it is believable in the least and the narrator was not the right one for this book. He wasn't terrible, but the production was poor. No way to tell that you were switching to a completely different setting the way you could have if you were reading the book. A complete disappointment.
Just an incredible book from start to finish and I'm actually glad I didn't realize/remember that this was written under a pen name. After listening - I will be looking for all the books in this series and am downloading the next one as soon as I finish this review. Characters were interesting and layered and the narrator - WOW! Perfect. Just perfect. THANK YOU for continuing to write. It shows that writing when you have this kind of talent has nothing to do with how much money you have - it has to do with the fact that you have stories to tell and you can't wait to do the work (hard work) to be able to tell them!
WOW! I'm online now to nab the next book in this series. I'm getting to know the characters and appreciate the people, the politics, and the story. Excellent!
I've listened to all of them and each one has been excellent. I believe this one could be the best of all - so far. I intend to buy Book 7 right now!
The book was potentially a good one although not the best of the series. Titus Welliver - holy crap. Maybe he's a good actor (I have no idea), but his narration was horrible. Where, oh where, was Dick Hill? Or really, anyone else? I listened to the entire book on double time.
Oh, my goodness. This was a fascinating book, even though it wasn't what I expected. To have such a personality-driven and layered book makes this one stand out. Christopher Lane did an excellent job with the narration. Because it was slow, which was appropriate, in its delivery, I ended up moving it to double-time on my iPhone. I would recommend this because of how you'll be surprised.
For some reason, this one has sat in my library and I even started it once and never finished it. Until this week. WOW! Outstanding. Interesting, compelling, intriguing, and informative. I've already bought another of Deon Meyer's works on Audible and have it queued up for tomorrow.
I always like to listen to the first in a series when I realize a book is part of a series and I'm glad I started here. I will continue right on to the next one this weekend!
This was a good one and I'm willing to try another. A few parts dragged toward the end but overall, it was good enough that I'm interested in another from this series.
For whatever reason, this one just sat in my library until I finally thought, "Well, I'll give it a try." It was outstanding! I want more of David McCullough's books and Edward Hermann's narration was just right! THANKS for the story and the history.
I certainly kept listening but boy, oh, boy...did I wish there were some likeable characters. There weren't. Overall, worth listening to and I'll read/listen to more of Robotham's books. Going to look for some right now.
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