i just couldn't do it. there are so many other more interesting books (ender series, daemon/freedom TM, the martian, etc) for me that i decided to sto..Show More »p and find a different book. i was really hoping to re-capture the magic of the Area51 books and plowed through book 1 and tried book 2, but there were just no good characters and the mystery wasn't interesting to me. i'm not sure what the book was missing, but something isn't there.
I honestly didn't think the narration could get worse after Hayes, I was wrong. Gollery is simply terrible. He's obviously isn't reading ahead prior t..Show More »o the recording. This is evident by constant attempts to retry sentences. His staccato pronunciation of words is irritating beyond belief. It's actually making me want to fast forward at times.
Again, this is merely detracting from a BRILLIANT work by Mayer. It is a testament to his gripping writing that I am pushing through this narration to learn more of the fight against the Shadow.
I can't tell you how much I am looking forward to Jeffrey Kafer in the final three in the series. Such a great narrator.
Kept me out running for hours while listening to this series. I literally didn't want to go home. Outstanding narration brought the characters and the..Show More »ir story to life. A fantastic end to a brilliant series that encompassed outstanding sci-fi mixed with riveting and passionate depiction of infamous military battles.Just brilliant.