I had no idea what to expect with this novel or this author. I wasn't amazing, or even unique, but it also wasn't predictable. Cop-turned-detective is..Show More » such an old, played-out concept, and I usually have zero patience for it. The fact that I listened long enough to get into this one is something in itself.
And then the direction it takes is unusual and interesting. Not as dark and scary as I wanted it to be, but maybe it wasn't meant to be that kind of novel. I would recommend this book without reservation.
The plot and storyline was unique; with only a few books written with so much depth on satanism and their cults. Many books may elude to Demons, fall..Show More »en Angle etc. but the authors did a lot of research into the occults. i found that the story drags a lot in many areas of the book. like eating too much candy, good in small amounts but too much candy can be clawing; Maybe the abridged version will be better.
I really enjoyed "Nightfall", the first book in this series and started the second recording soon after the first finished which may have been part of..Show More » the reason I didn't enjoy this as much. I much preferred the narrator of the first book in the series "Midnight". Actually, I much preferred the first book - then the story seemed fresh and I was willing to overlook some minor irritations with the writing. This time, the story seemed stale and recycled and the minor irritations became more major. The phrases "Nightingale shrugged" and "Nightingale lit a cigarette" were used so frequently that if they were removed from the text, I'm, sure the book would be pages shorter. A disappointing follow up .