The first book in the series is better but this is a solid read. It isn't going to be anything impressive but a good solid book, the literary equivale..Show More »nt of comfort food. The problem is it ends on a bit of a cliff-hanger and I don't believe he ever followed this book up before he died so you will be left hanging. Because of that, I'd advise passing just because you will never get closure more than being based on the quality of the book. The first book in the series was a stand alone and you might be better off leaving it there.