©2006 Kathleen Richardson; (P)2008 Recorded Books
The concept is new. You still get a mix of the supernatural beings (there are vampires, ghosts and witches, etc) but also new things; and the main character's ability is new.
Not quite sure yet. Haven't seen another character with her ability. Although she is a very tough female lead which I gravitate towards in the books I love.
A little mellow. Although Barron's performance is definitely not the best I've heard, she is also NOT the worst I've heard... Her reading can be a little slow at times, and her voice octave doesn't change much when it's a male character speaking, but she is fairly good at different accents.
I like the friendship between Harper and her witch friend, Mara. It's genuine.... Mara seems very genuine and is actually my favorite character. There should be a book about her...
I actually love the fact that the main character ha s a ferret. I have one and hers is portrayed pretty true to life.
A little slow in places, but this was an interesting story - a new paranormal plot that I haven't seen before, and not what I expected. I will read more of this series.
I will look for more because I liked this one so much, although I did not particularly care for the narrator. Narrators with high pitched voices always make the male voices sound geeky, more like mice that men. jd
I generally like the urban fantasy genre, but this book dragged. Perhaps it was the slow, uninspired narration? Or the fact that I didn't develop any connecton with the characters...Well, I bought this in a sale, and I blew a few hours listening to it, but I won't be buying any more of the series.
Someone please call the police... the narrator of this book is apparently being strangled. Well, actually it is a lot of
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