I held off getting this book because of some of the review, and I can agree that the sex in this book does feel misplaced. I'm not a prude about hearing sex, but this definitely took some of the shine off the story, hence the 4 stars instead of 5.
I really like Tami Hoag's writing and her ability to write a suspense thriller is getting better with every book of hers i read/listen too. It's an easy listen, and definitely has that, "i'll drive the long way home" because you wanna hear what happens next!
Yes. Quite a few really likable characters that I would like to re-listen too with a educated ear. Great character build up!
I really enjoyed the build up and the character development, combined with the set-up of the parameters of this universe.
I found this book because I love Nick Podehl's performance in Patrick Rothfuss's Kingslayer chronicles. He doe not disappoint. Some of the other reviewers critiques of him are ridiculous his voices are great!
The storyline of Ramita and Mercer both have a great arch at the end of this book that i don't want to spoil.
Definitely worth the monthly credit!
God only knows
Learn how to write the environment the characters are in so there is some kind of sense made of what is going on.
The Narrator could try to give different dialects to each character, and maybe read what the character says with the proper emotions they would be going through at the time.
Frustration and anger. I was immediately bothered that the descriptions of the environment the characters were in made no sense. i.e. a guy is driving an RV and standing and pointing a shotgun at a stopped van with trailer attached?? What sealed the deal and made me give up completely was that there was so much reintroduction to each character for each part of the story. I know that in combining books that there would be some of this but it was REALLY obnoxious when I was already on the edge.
For a good Zombie Series get Mark Tufo's "Zombie Apocalypse"
OK First off this was a great new take on the whole super powers genre. I loved some of the super powers and their characteristics in this story and the language used. Most importantly to any Audible fan like myself is the performance is perfect! Macleod Andrews, is now up there as one of my favorite Narrators.
I was immersed in the story immediately and rooted for the main character David right from the start and the supporting characters are flawed, funny and endearing in just the manner I enjoy.
Some parts might be a bit predictable but even when i predicted what was most likely going to happen it happened in a fun creative way... I won't say anything of the ending other then it was PERFECT, in my opinion of course.
I think there will be a lot of listeners who will like that there is no sex or foul language in this novel and I can see this being enjoyable from tweens on up! Im really glad I used the credit on this one and can not wait to listen to it again!
Confusing which characters were talking and who the story was about.
Narrator had a good voice.
Frustration, very difficult to follow who was talking and where the story was going.
I like the honest description of how the time period was, the story was just too jumbled with little or no direction.
Nick Podehl is one of the best Narrators I've heard, the only one I find superior is Jim Dale.
The brilliance and patience this story is told is AMAZING!
When Kvothe meets the Chandrian took my breathe away... one of the saddest moments I've ever heard in a story.
I was looking for a book that was long and had a great story, I've never been as engrossed in a book as I am with this book. Absolutely perfectly written!
Definitely some suspenseful material
Make sure you listen to Night Sins first! Great characters and great build up for the end, once the mystery is revealed there is not enough details about all that the "bad guys" did. I'm not one to rewrite an authors book but this ones ending did let me down a bit. still highly recommend it! But I feel like there is a lot left unresolved with these great characters.
A fun addition to the adventures of Odd Thomas. Where Dean Koontz came up with the manner in which the "bad guy" treats the family in this story is from an extremely dark & disturbing place.
I loved Mike's Conversation with a creator!
He has really fine tuned his character voices! Love hearing his BT voice!
I think Tufo has gone some crazy and hard to believe directions, however Mike Talbot and the gang are such great characters that he has free reign!
This book is entertaining and is perfect for any long drive or distraction.
I truly enjoyed this book, Tami Hoag does a good job writing a murder/suspense thriller in an age before DNA & computers. Although sometimes its a bit ridiculous that the main detectives (Vince & Tony) talk about what DNA will bring to the job of solving murders. I can't imagine any detective in the 80's had any notion DNA & computers would take the role they have taken in solving murders. That is hardly a complaint just a musing I had while listening to this great novel. The characters are rich in substance and don't always take the path that is most predictable. Thoroughly enjoyed this book and the one before it and Already downloading book 3.
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