I really wanted to like this book. Having been in the military and having read all the glowing reviews, I was looking forward to a great read. There are great characters in the book and great action and the writing is good, but he so often expresses such a virulent hatred for anyone that has religious beliefs and he gets on his stump about it way too much. Bigotry in any form is ugly and at times the author's ugliness made me want to puke.
Versatile. Interesting. Skilled
The author's barely disguised hatred makes me sad.
Probably won't buy another Konrath...too many other good authors out there.
Performance was Ok. Character voices ok; but have definitely heard better.
Nah. Didn't really find it that interesting or entertaining.
The action was often too unbelievable. The good guys slipped maybe 30-50 attempts at their lives... I lost count. The killers were made out to be such deadly people but when it actually came to doing job they were morons. In the end it seemed a bit outlandish and trivial. At times the characters were likable; but other times the humor was forced and silly. The whole assassination attempt seemed pretty far-fetched and kind of tacked on. I would have like to seen more done with the idea of the cloned famous people; maybe groomed them as they were being raised and turned them into some kind of amazing team or something...don't know...not a writer but the idea was fascinating and he didn't really do that much with it. The idea was there through the whole book but not put to really good use.
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