Yes. I like her Half Moon Hollow books but the Naked Werewolf ones aren't quite as good.
I thought the narrator did a good job - even the male voices weren't half bad.
There were some good moments but I would find my mind drifting so it wasn't holding my attention. Her Half Moon Hollow books were a lot more entertaining.
I'm not sure which category this book was listed under but it's more of an inspirational story than a mystery. It's also a slow romance book. There were religious undertones, conversations and thoughts. That having been said it wasn't too overwhelming and if you like slow, clean, getting to know you romances with a little bit of excitement and action (no sex and the violence was low-key since it is an inspirational book) you would like this book. It jumps back and forth between different characters thoughts of what was happening at the moment or what had happened in the past that brought everyone to the crossroads they were at. The characters are well-developed and fleshed out.
Looking over the reviews I saw a lot of complaints of the narrator but I didn't think he was that bad. I actually liked his voice.
I've listened to several books in this series and this one is my least favorite so far, probably because Dutch didn't have much of a role maybe. I did enjoy the interaction between Abby, Candace and the over-the-top Cat but the rest of the story seemed to be lacking something, maybe too many close calls. It seemed no matter what they did the bad guy seemed to find them quickly so off they go again. At least the bad guy was a surprise.
The narrator could have been a lot better.
The story starts out pretty intensely. A demoted State trooper is on his way to his new post in Alaska. When he gets there he gets off the plane in the middle of a crime scene. A man's head had been removed by a plane's propeller. The State trooper that was stationed there turns it over to Liam and without really briefing Liam on the job gets on the plane and leaves. Liam is thrust into one situation after another without having time to change into his uniform or even finding a place to live.
After the beginning the story sort of goes downhill. The description of Alaska and what it took to be a herring spotter were interesting but the rest of the story was kind of lame.
There was one reviewer who did a pretty good analysis of the book which I would have to agree with. Liam doesn't like himself so it's hard for us to like him.
Jane is unexpectedly turned into a vampire when she's mistaken for a deer on the side of the road and shot by a drunk. A stranger she met at the bar had been following her to make sure she got home all right but unfortunately not close enough to prevent the accident. The stranger just happens to be a vampire and to save her life he turns her.
Like so many in Half Moon Hollow Jane is full of sarcasm and humor trying to adjust to her new lifestyle without revealing the change in her status to family and friends. There's also a good mystery of trying to figure out who is out to get her. The ghost of her favorite recently deceased aunt was also a nice touch and added some very funny moments to the story.
If you want to listen to something to pick up your spirits this one would be a good one to try.
The narrator also did a great job.
The second book in the series was as good as the first one, although this time there was more action than romance. Tiago had been sent to find and protect Tricks after an assassination attempt. The Wyr had been protecting her since her uncle had murdered the rest of her family so he could ascend the throne of the Dark Fae. Now that he's gone Tricks had left the Wyr to go back to her land as the rightful queen and evidently someone didn't want her to succeed.
Tiago has his work cut out for him trying to protect her, but luckily he's up to the task since Tricks doesn't make it easy. There's lots of action, a little romance and humor along the trail of discovering who doesn't want Tricks to be the next Queen of the Dark Fae..
The narrator did an excellent job and I loved the way she did Tricks. Even the male voices were pretty good.
No, it wasn't that interesting. There wasn't that much actual action.
I've read several of her other books.
The narrator did a great job and probably earned it an extra star. There just wasn't much character development, especially for the main characters. The only character I ended up really caring about was Elijah, and feeling sort of sorry for Adrian.
Since this is a trilogy and I already have the second book I'll continue with the story, although there's a good chance if I didn't have the second book I probably wouldn't have continued.
As of right now Audible only has the first two books of the trilogy.
In between the action, and sometimes even in the middle, it was like being at an event and standing with someone who just goes on and on until you can finally get away and find someone more interesting. This book might have gotten a higher rating if the soliloquies were a little shorter. They were so long that I would start to get bored and my mind would drift and I didn't care enough to rewind. It was also very confusing at times so you weren't sure what was happening. Luckily there was an explanation at the end.
This is the only book I've listened to in the series so I'm sure I missed a lot of background but there were enough explanations that I don't think you really needed to read/listen to them first.
The narrator was okay but at times was hard to understand when she was doing Ray, who turned out to be one of my favorite characters just because he was so funny.
Tynan, a hunter who is also a vampire that shifts into a cat, is sent by his queen to find a seer to help save her dynasty. He finds what he thought at first was a seer but she turns out to be much more.
Besides a few differences it was a typical vampire love story. It sort of dragged in places and wasn't really that interesting. You have your typical love scenes which didn't drag out too long like some do. It was an okay book but nothing that really set it apart from other vampire love stories.
If you ever wanted to know how they tortured people in medieval times you'll enjoy this book. The main character has survived several serial kidnappers and seems to be a magnet for them. She's also a self-proclaimed sociopath.
The summary gives a good description of what this book is about. Aislinn is recruited to help catch a serial killer that uses medieval torture. If the author did their research then you'll learn all about medieval torture devices.
The cast of characters are quirky and well-developed. The book is pretty fast paced. There is violence but it doesn't go into real gory details. It's also hard to believe that you might come to like a sociopath.
The other cast of characters all have their own quirkiness and for the most part are as likeable and interesting as the main character, with an exception or two.
The narrator did a terrific job.
I gave it a good try, two plus hours, but then decided the next 15 hours would be a total waste of time so I quit listening. I just couldn't get into the story, plus had a hard time understanding the narrator half the time.
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