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Marvelos, absolutely marvelous. It's a gripping soulful captivating sequel to his previous book, Standing at the Scratchline. I would highly recommend reading that book first. I couldn't wait to get in my car to listen to the next part... He writes so well. The detail he gives to the characters as well as the events is all consuming. Read it. It's good. (But I still recommend reading Standing at the Scratchline first.) Congratulations Mr. Johnson. Well done.
Loved it! Action packed, exciting and very well
written. If you can, read "Standing at the Scratch Line" first. I hope to read more from this author!
I love mysteries, action, thrillers, supernatural.... in general I just LOVE a great story!!
Absolutely! Especially after reading the first book, Standing at the Scratch Line. Guy Johnson sure does know how to put together a story. Well written plot and spending much time on character development allows the reader to truly understand the actions the characters choose to take. Well done Mr. Johnson, Well done!
None. (Except for the first book Standing at the Scratch Line).
One of my favorite narrators, he has yet to prove me wrong, I love his pace, delivery, and how he draws you into the story.
I would not. It fits.
This is the best book out of the 23 that I've listen to.
King of course.
I don't know about the scene but my favorite phrase was "Better say Joe cause you show don't know"
King's wife Serena
He should write a book 3
I read this book series many years ago. It was a joy to hear it narrated. I only wish the talented Guy Johnson would write another, I would love to see how the Tramaines end up . Mr. Johnson defiantly has inherited the wonderful skills of story telling from his phenomenal mother Ms. Maya Angelou.
The story of the Trumain family was captivating.
The story was filled with memorable moments from each decade of the story.
The narrator was able to keep a very long story with many low parts interesting.
I would take Serena out to dinner to ask why she couldn't find the strength to change course and right the wrongs she'd done sooner.
It was a little difficult to get into after the dynamism and charisma of King Tremain. It seemed like the first few chapters were entirely made up of bloody gang killings, one after the other. But gradually the characters were revealed until the reader felt we were all part of the same family
But then, in the last 1/4 to 1/3 of the book, it became sappy and downright sloppy. In the not-quite-over battle, the hapless heroine literally runs into the hero' arms, snuggles her head into the crook of his neck while he lovingly holds her in the one arm that isn't holding a military style weapon that's still pointed-toward their mutual enemy who is mere yards away.
Such a great sequel! The narration was spot on and the complexity of the story was interweaving story lines was so good.
The complexity of the story. How the characters and their motivations were illustrated.
Got to be King. "You think my heart ain't broke?"
Just got me hyped. Such a great read.
I was concerned the quality might drop off following Standing at the Scratch Line but I couldn't have been more wrong. Peter Jay Fernandez did an excellent job.
I have to admit, I love this book! I recommend reading STANDING AT THE SCRATCH LINE, first for the character s history. By knowing the history you develope a hate relationship and will be surprised by the end of Echoes of a distant summer. A great story, would love a third book!
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