I guess credit must be given since this is the writer's debut. Hopefully lessons have been learned and the next outing will be better. I found the book lacked a lot of character development, and plot credibility. I won't write a spoiler, but I will say there will be points when you wonder if the characters have even a shred of intelligence because they overlook the most obvious solutions.
Scott Brick does his usual excellent work as a narrator, and I was glad I hung on to the bitter end of the book if only to hear him attempt a monotone computer generated voice. It's simply not possible for him to remove all inflection. Made me chuckle for sure. In the end though, I'll be watching for the next outing by this author and hoping for improvement.
I won't address this novel, though I suppose it would be more correct to do so. I purchased this book based on a recommendation from a trusted source. Later this source said he could not get through the audiobook and was forced to download the digital "print" version to finish. I don't blame this source, I don't blame the narrator, but rather believe that Audible Frontiers needs to address the quality of narrators they hire to perform these classics. Kudos to Audible for bringing these books to audio, but please, please do them justice by making a stronger effort to find experienced narrators. (hint: just because the protagonist is female does not automatically mean you need to hire a female narrator. Brick or Guidall would have done this justice without breaking a sweat)
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