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Biting Cold Audiobook

Biting Cold: Chicagoland Vampires, Book 6

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Publisher's Summary

Turned into a vampire against her will, 28-year-old Merit found her way into the dark circle of Chicago's vampire underground, where she learned there was more to supernaturals than met the eye - and more supernaturals than the public ever imagined. And not all the secrets she learned were for sharing - among humans or inhumans.

Now Merit is on the hunt, charging across the stark American Midwest, tailing a rogue supernatural intent on stealing an ancient artifact that could unleash catastrophic evil on the world. But Merit is also the prey. An enemy of Chicagoland is hunting her, and he'll stop at nothing to get the book for himself. No mercy allowed. No rules apply. No lives spared. The race is on.

©2012 Chloe Neill (P)2012 Tantor

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    Donna 04-30-13
    Donna 04-30-13
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    "Change the Narrator, Please!!!"

    I wish they had not changed narrator. It was very hard to distinguish which male was speaking or which female was speaking because there was not much difference between them. I do not feel that the characters had the true audio voice that they hade with Cynthia Holloway. I wish she was back.

    The story itself followed the journey of Ethan and Merit. It was good. I did enjoy it and was very happy with the ending. I can hardly wait for their next big adventure and where their journey takes them.

    Chloe Neill tells a very good story. I would have never guess what former Mayor Tate was. Please keep this series coming. I enjoy it so much. I didn't think I would when I picked up the very first one in the series. I thought it would be "fluff." But, I am hooked and glad to listened to it. Thank you for bringing this series to the world. It is good entertainment.

    The only thing I wish would change is the narrator. Go back to Cynthia Holloway. She gave the characters their own audio voice.

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    Erica New Ipswich, NH, United States 04-19-13
    Erica New Ipswich, NH, United States 04-19-13 Member Since 2016
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    "Not my favorite narrator"

    I really enjoy the Chicagoland Vampires series, Merit is a great character. The story lines are good but the romance between Ethan and Merit is more frustrating than enjoyable.

    I have listened to a few other narrators and I really don't like Sophie Eastlake as much as the others. The way she reads the books, it's very noticeable that it is being narrated. The other narrators make it feel like you actually hearing the story from the main character and not a third party.

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    Uta Wasaga Beach, ON, Canada 03-18-13
    Uta Wasaga Beach, ON, Canada 03-18-13 Member Since 2016
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    "Ok but not convinced"
    Is there anything you would change about this book?

    I am tired of the same ol same old, their personal stories seem to go forward 2 steps and back 1.5, nothing new really happens. Also there really is no convincing reason for the take on the worries of the world thing, I am waiting for a conclusion, the only reason I get the new book!


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    Cathy Morris, IL, United States 03-02-13
    Cathy Morris, IL, United States 03-02-13 Member Since 2009
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    "Addicted"

    Loved all 6 books! Can't wait for Audible to get Book 7. It was released in January and am waiting impatiently!

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    Kerri 02-27-13
    Kerri 02-27-13
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    "good series, bad narrator change"
    What did you like best about Biting Cold? What did you like least?

    Love this series. Always disappointed when the production company decides to change the narrator though. After 5 books of same person it is VERY hard to get into this book since it is a different reader. Character voices being different and all.


    Who would you have cast as narrator instead of Sophie Eastlake?

    The previous narrator of the last 5 books!


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    heartzuzu 02-15-13
    heartzuzu 02-15-13
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    "Why Oh Why Didn't I Read the Reviews First!"
    Would you try another book from Chloe Neill and/or Sophie Eastlake?

    I hate change. I mean, really hate it. Why would they use the same narrator for 5 freaking books then change on the 6th. Please redo this and go back to Cynthia Holloway. I feel lost. I hate this narrators male voices. They annoy the hell out of me infact. I am disappointed that I wasted a credit on this purchase. If only I had a time machine. That's it. From now on I am not buying a series book until I read the reviews and compare narrators. All I can say is they better not pull this crap with the J.R. Ward Brotherhood series. Heads will roll!!!


    What was the most interesting aspect of this story? The least interesting?

    Seriously, the change of narrator pulled me totally out of the storyline. I listened to the first 5 books one after the other for the last month so it's freaking my Sh** sitting her listening to this book. Totally kicking myself.


    Who would you have cast as narrator instead of Sophie Eastlake?

    CYNTHIA HOLLOWAY. Duh! (though I HATED her Mallory voice sooooooo much)


    If this book were a movie would you go see it?

    Nope. But I might rent it on Netflix


    Any additional comments?

    Did I mention how utterly bummed I am right now? Oh, and I don't think I will be purchasing the next to books on audio. Guess I'll have to old school it and read them. (GASP)

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    Brenda 01-01-13
    Brenda 01-01-13

    I am a retired Court Reporter and I LOVE books. All kinds of books but my favorites are mysteries and period books. I like civil war books and some biographies.

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    "Very poor narrator"

    I'm not quite through with it but it's the narrator. I just can't get past her. This series is just not her deal, which detracts so much from the story line.

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    ms.frilly 12-26-12
    ms.frilly 12-26-12

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    "I wanted to love this but..."
    Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

    I would recommend this book series but not this book. This book is weak in comparison of the books before. Maybe it was just a weak spot and the next one will improve upon this.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    I love Jonah and any scene with him in it. I am sad there was so little of him in this installment of the series.


    Do you think Biting Cold needs a follow-up book? Why or why not?

    Yes , there should be a follow up but only if it can improve upon this installment. Enough of Ethan and his wishy-washy behavior. Bring more of Morgan and Jonah back and either get rid of Mallory or return her to her former stronger glory. Also, move past Merit being a new vampire. She isn't that new anymore and we all know she is the sentinel of the house.


    Any additional comments?

    I wanted to love this book a lot more than i did. The characters are not growing in a logical or linear fashion. The dialogue is slowing things down. It may that this is a transition book in the series and was needed for shifting the series but if so, i expect the next one to be stronger. If you really love the series, you will probably be able to tolerate the book if only to be ready for the next one. However, if you were only luke warm about the series to begin with, it may be too hard to tolerate this book. I personally found it a bit hard to get through at certain points but the ending implies that the next book may be more interesting.

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    Meghan Deady South Boston, MA 11-30-12
    Meghan Deady South Boston, MA 11-30-12 Member Since 2015
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    "Different Narrator than the rest of the series."
    Where does Biting Cold rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    The only thing I did not like is that they changed the narrator for the sixth book. After listening to the first five I got used to the voices for all the characters and couldn't view them the same way as the first five books.


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    Christiane San Diego, CA, United States 10-25-12
    Christiane San Diego, CA, United States 10-25-12 Member Since 2012
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    "Why does Sophie Eastlake sound computer automated?"
    What disappointed you about Biting Cold?

    The narrator.


    How did the narrator detract from the book?

    I get that when listening to a series on audiobook that there is bound to be a change in narrator. Normally I can see the strengths in both so its no big deal, and I normally just roll my eyes at the reviews that claim the world is ending because of the different narrator. In this case though, Sophie Eastlake sounds as if her voice is just a computer generated voice. I'm sure she may be great at some of her other stories but she has slotted in and completely changed the pace of the book and character to the point where I stopped listening after 4 minutes. I actually couldn't keep listening, which is a real shame seeing as 1. I paid for it and 2. I have been waiting for this book to be released before I started listening to the series.

    I really don't know how or why Chloe Neill would have ok'd this narrator, but hopefully it gets fixed up for the next book onwards.


    What character would you cut from Biting Cold?

    The narrator


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