I was a little burned out on crime novels and ran across this one. It is a treasure. I found myself laughing out loud as I drove to work and could not wait to start it up on the way home. Romance, Love, Wherewolfs, Vampires and all during Queen Victoria's time. The whole story takes the mythology to a new and very pleasant level. Enjoy the listen
Excellent, Rewarding, Enjoyable
The Royal Spyness by Rhys Bowen.
That each person had their own distinct sound.
Yes, but I listen while I do data input, so it got broken up into several days.
I love these types of novels, not just because of the strong women characters, but because of the gentleness of the spirit of the book. People are looking out for one another.
Compelling, Excellent reading, Familiar
Distinctive voices for each character. You always know who is talking
Going on to the next one.
The writer of this novel knows her characters. You also find yourself involved in their lives.
These types of books are why there are 30 plus novels of Eve Dallas, Jack Reacher, and some of our other favorite people.
Lee Child's character's, James Lee Burke's character's, you become attached to these people in their novels
Distinctive voices for the characters. Descriptions of the area allows you to visualize it.
Yes and did
We get lost in the adventures and want one more when that book ends. Wonderful, keep them coming.
Yes, the characters are real, with real problems of economics, politics, and endearments.
It brought forth the morals of the time, the difficulties and a good old fashion mystery.
No, but I will not miss a one from now on.
I laughed, can not remember crying, but could not stop listening. You become so involved in the tale, and you just want to keep up with the characters. Therefore I listened to all of them. Great while preparing to sleep and charming to lazily spend an afternoon with.
Yes I would recommend this book. The book is funny, romantic, and full of couples working through problems to find happiness.
Each personality comes through in his reading. You visualize them in his interpretation of the words.
Read the third book in the trilogy, and listen to another of the author's books
The characters, the performance, the historical context, the love stories.
The most memorable would ruin the ending, but lets just say it was one of the best endings ever.
The scottish borough, the language of the elders, these were brought to life by her interpretation.
Both, quick witted, sentimental, loving, sincere.
I am not inclined to recommend many books because I like them. I have been told that I have a fondness for books that would be read by males, but this one is by far one of the best yet. It even got me going again on the Outlander series.
I just did listen to Dead Famous again. I have listened to several of Carol O'Connell's novels twice. There are so many twist and turns to these stories, you might miss some the first time. I often enjoy them again, and again.
Any of Carol O'Connell's other novels.
The courage to give unique and trademark voices to each individuals so that you know who is speaking without being told.
Make me cry in the end. Not out of sadness, but out of surprise and warmth.
Read and Re-read all of these novels.
The continuation of the mythology of Angles. If you enjoyed this book, you need to read the book entitled "Angles". This novel gives a very good history of the Mythology of the Watchers and the Shadows.
Yes. It was very hard to keep up with who were the goods guys and the bad.
Mark, the young man who is keeper of the light and guardian of the cathedral. He is such a believable and loving character.
Mark's heroic battle with the Shadows.
I hope to enjoy another adventure with Jay Harper as he continues his life as a Watcher.
Mesmerizing, Intriguing and Provoking
The plot was revealed a little with each prelude to chapters, however you could not stop listening because you want to see what Mallory does next.
Ms. Rosenblat utilizes different inflections to voice each character. It is so easy to follow her work in listening to the narrative. She does an amazing job in everything she performs.
When I realized that the readings were the voice of the child that had been killed.
Mallory is one of my favorite characters. I only hope the author continues this series. I look forward to a future with more adventures. I am also going back to listen to the series from beginning to end. The stories are so good that you often miss things in only one listen.
You have to be very interested in the concepts of Forensic Science and want to understand where it comes from and the forerunners of this way of looking at criminals and their behavior. I am glad to know the names of the individuals who began this field and why.
Not quite so dry.
I would like to see one of the CSI shows mention it's beginnings which are set out in this story.
I liked the book, but I am very interested in the history of the forensic science utilized in criminology.
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