In Deep Voodoo is a rollicking romantic mystery! Start with bad mojo, add a pinprick of revenge, and watch things boil over…
A woman receives a voodoo doll of her lying cheating ex-husband as a gag gift at her divorce party, and vents her frustration by stabbing it with a pin. But later when he's found stabbed to death, she doesn't have to be told she's managed to land herself In Deep Voodoo!
©2005 Stephanie Bond, Inc. (P)2013 Stephanie Bond, Inc.
I liked the story. However, if I didn't have trouble seeing, I would've stopped listening because of the narrator!! She is horrible, I mean who on earth actually talks that way?? She has weird pronunciation of words, that started to really drive me crazy!! (especially the word "garage" she prounances it "gaa-raage".) Also, she is terrible with her rendition of the character's voices!! She actually took away from the humor that the author intended.Stephanie Bond is a great author, however, this narrator hurt her book! I hope she doesn't use her in the future!!
EVERYTHING!!! Especially the way she prounances certain words, (especially garage! omg! I wanted to slap her & tell her to speak right!!)Also, she does a terrible job with the character's voices! Book would've been so much better with a different narrator!!
I laughed out loud in few places, was on the edge of my seat, & could barely stop listening because I enjoyed the story so much! I actually almost stopped listening because of the narrator, but couldn't because I wanted to finish the book!!
Looking forward to book two in this series, as well as many of the author's other books!
Grad student. Audiobook lover.
Nothing really. For reasons beyond me they hired a woman with a thick Canadian accent to read this book that is supposed to take place in Cajun country.
Yes if they get a different narrator or the story takes place in Canada.
Her accent and when the narrator did the voice of Penny's young assistant she made her sound like a 40 year old truck stop waitress from Toronto who smokes a pack a day.
Penny, she did fulfil the role of heroine but she could be painfully stupid at times. I know that was done to drive the plot along but it got a little silly at times. But overall a cute fun story.
First of all, the word "Humorous" in the title is a bit of a stretch. There are obvious parts that were trying to inject humor, but it just came off feeling uncomfortable and ridiculous -slap-stick events that are neither funny, nor necessary.
Second of all, the narrator is not great. The main male character is supposed to have a Creole accent, and instead it's just a gruff southern-ish accent. I also had to cringe every time she said "garage."
Lastly, if you're looking for a fun story with some urban fantasy thrown in like I was, you won't find it here. It's just a murder mystery story with characters you love to hate and a main character who can't catch a break.
The story was not bad. It was a little drawn out but, overall a decent story. But, my ears were practically bleeding from this narrator. The strange pronunciations nearly made me turn it off. I understand that different regions have different accents, but when you are reading southern you need to be SOUTHERN. I have 3 more of Stephanie Bond's book narrated by the woman. I'm almost afraid to listen to them for fear the words garage and herb are in them.
The story was a good mystery with lots of twists that kept me guessing.
The only thing I didn't like about this audio book was that the characters are from Louisiana and the narrator sounded like she was from Wisconsin. Not a good combination.
I liked the characters, and the setting.
The main character was funny, and relatable.
The narrator was all wrong. Her accent and pronunciation of some words was off putting.
Marie - she should have her own story so we could learn more about her ESP, and mysterious (or make believe) boyfriend.
The story/plot seemed unfinished in some ways. However, it was a good introduction and set up for a new series.
The story is set in the south Louisiana, and all the characters have awful not remotely southern accents
not a good fit for the story
omg loved it.... was fast funny.... did not want to stop and get out of car. it's worth every penny or credit.
I bought this book because I needed something light hearted to listen to at work. It was that. The plot was a little weak but the plot twist towards the end did help out. The main character was likeable but I think they could have developed the character more. My biggest complaint was the lack of authenticity when it came to the dialect of the location of the story. Overall it was decent.
creative and artistic
I would recommend this audiobook because it was a fun story. It had the right amount of romance, interesting characters, and was pretty well plotted. There were some twists and turns which all tied together well. I was surprised at the end, but it made perfect sense.
The Voodoo aspects and how it tied the story together. I thought her characters were likeable and believable.
I did feel that she has a nice voice but sometimes it didn't seem to convey the action. I thought she did ok portraying the different characters.
I loved the name. Don't change it.
This was a very enjoyable listen.
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