©2002 Tess Gerritsen; (P)2002 Books on Tape, Inc.
"Well-drawn characters and a compelling story will grab readers' interest and earn Gerritsen more admirers." (Booklist)
I love the intro of every character....I am a huge fan of the Tv series which lead me to the book....I can't wait for the next one...🤓🤓
This book just wasn’t good enough, it has been done better! The Apprentice is a mirror with a crack, of great serial killer/frustrated police-woman/gruesome medical examiner facts-books by Patricia Cornwell, Kathy Reichs and others, who have done it much better. There isn’t much new in this book, and it is hard to feel anything for the characters. To be honest I am normally on the side of the villain but in this book the killer is just annoying. The end seemed very forced, as if she was told finish this book in under 15 min. I will repeat from my review of her last book. This series doesn’t match the TV show. That was a plus because I really like the medical examiner in the book verses the TV show. With all this being said I hope that Tess gets better because I have hope for her. I will read the next installment.
Special thanks to my girls Stacy, Sash and Stef for sharing the Audible experience with me and for being there during my multiple recoveries
The books are better than the show; well except for Angie Harmon. The follow up book to The Surgeon, Warren Hoyt returns to terrorize both Jane and the general populace and this time he has a partner. The television show made Hoyt out to be a larger factor than he is in the books, but he is a major player in this one. Though there is a great deal of extraneous detail at times this book is quite good. There is a certain amount of disbelief that must be suspended by the listener, but much of the law enforcement portion of the story is well done if not particularly realistic. A good listen.
I love the series!
The name is Rizzoli. There is no "t" in it and yet the narrator continually pronounces it with a "t". Quite annoying.
I am an artist and I love to listen to books while I work. Books have always been an important part of my life. Audible Rocks!
I was disappointed with this book because I read a later book from the series first.
Anna fields is a narrator I don't care for. I just don't like her voice. She does a competent job, so draw your own conclusions.
Unlike many of Audibles Series offerings, The readers change throughout the series. They are all ok and don't ruin the books or mispronounce names, as is often the case in some of the other series I have listened to.
This book needs to be read for the character foundations, and it is an ok book. The later books are much better, with more intricate plotting, interesting stories and plenty of twists.
Read this one and then get the others in the series. You won't be disappointed.
once you get it out of your head that this is not alot like the tv shows and listen to it as a whole new series with same names then you will love this book. For example Jane brother tommy iin the movie is named Mike in the book. I really LOVE the way she writes these books. Its like reading 2 sides of the story and sometimes your surprised where they come togeather.
Yes, the reader was excellent, and the story good
It wasn't her best, but it was a good read
Story line dragged.
Story line dragged
I would think long and hard about buying any more of this series.
Tell us about yourself! Retired School Principal and love mysteries, thrillers, and science fiction print and audio books.
Yes, Great follow up to the last book in the series "The Surgeon". This book and narrator gave a sense of thrilling excitement and mystery. The story is fast moving and displays new aspects to Rizzolli's character as the reader begins to understand her a bit more in each book.
the thriller nature of the story
She did them all so well it is hard to pick one. She really seems to have Rizzolli down very well, just what you think she should sound like as a tough female cop who has had to claw her way to the top in a man's world.
Great book in a good series. Well worth the money or credit point.
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