It seemed like a great story, but the author overly depends on partial explanations and relying on the reader to understand what is going on. If this was an occasional occurrence it would be ok, but we seem to jump constantly in and out of the story and never seem to understand what is happening. I end up having to back the book up constantly to try and understand what is happening. I still am not quite sure I do. Very laborious to listen to 6 Hours into the book and I have given up.
I have never heard his books before.
I couldn't follow which character was which to tell you well enough anything about them.
The author did not do a good job of fully describing the story. Details were left out, and assumptions were made that left the reader wondering. Very dissapointed as I would have liked the story.
This book seems to be an early writing attempt by the author. While the story is good, it is very distracting to have "he said.". constantly in the text just to be followed up 5 words later with "Canidy said". This in itself is distracting to a fault and is not necessary. I have read a lot of other books by this author and have not experienced this in those.
The book does a great job of pulling you into the story line of the two main characters, however when the other character's story lines are brought in they are rather uninteresting, a bit bothersome or distracting. I don't believe enough effort was built into these parts of the story and they end up being a necessary after thought.
I will buy another book, but not on the merits of this particular book. I have read a good number of his novels and think they are fabulous. I will continue this series solely in the hope he improves quickly and that he finds a different narrator.
I am a great fan of audio books, and have always been impressed with the ability of the narrators. This is the first book that I have to say was an awful narration. The character voices were forced and sounded awful. None of the voices sounded realistic. I hate to be so negative but I put the narration on par with a 6th grade drama reading. Knowing the narrator will also narrate the next book in the series gives me great pause to purchase it.
yes it is part of a series. Honestly, I really feel like the book was just getting started when it ended. the story line did not come to a close.
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