While the narrator was excellent, the story was somewhat lacking. The beginning of the book built up a great adventure/mystery, then the romance starts and the mystery moves towards the background and the ending, in my opinion, was a bit anti-climactic.
Jim Dale is my favorite narrator. I fell in love with him as a little girl watching Pete's Dragon. Doc Terminus was awesome! (What can I say, I started my bad boy phase at 4 years old.) I will buy any book that he narrates, and I have not been disappointed yet!
This book was an unexpected surprise. It was unique, interesting, exciting and kept me guessing the entire time. When it was over I was revved up and ready for the next book in the series, only to find it was not due out for quite some time.
If you enjoy big, bold, magical adventures (not to mention the soothing voice of the audio-book master, Jim Dale) give this book a shot. I don't think you will be disappointed!
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