I have not finished listening to the book yet, although it definitely holds my attention. The reason I came to this page today is that I was thinking ..Show More »how much I enjoyed the narrator and wanted to see what other books read by her are available -- so I was surprised to see all the negative feedback regarding the narration. It just goes to show -- different strokes for different folks... While I like Field's narrator's voice best (it's simply pleasant to listen to), I'm amazed at her ability to give each character his or her own distinct voice, so you always know who is speaking -- quite a feat in my book! So don't be put off by the reviews, listen to the sample and decide for yourself if this is for you.
This was a good book. Well conceived and well executed. The characters are convincing, the plot is credible, coincidences don't happen too often to ..Show More »make things work out.
It had me engaged all the way through.
I recommend this book.
For some strange reason, in a book in which most of the voices are male, the producer chose a woman to perform. She is constantly reading in a hoarse ..Show More »voice in an attempt to sound "male." This makes listening most unbearable.
Then, of course there is the ridiculous plot. A sad sack attorney who convinces his client to plead guilty in a death penalty case...WITHOUT A SENTENCE AGREEMENT! I don't think so. It goes down hill from there. Drug dealers killing themselves, who cares! A forensic tech who is falisfying evidence, gee wonder where that came from...since it was all over the news a year ago. But of course Margolin's tech commits an unbelivably horrid murder when discovered. This is just a bad book on all levels, do yourself a favor and skip it.
My husband and I both listened to this book and really enjoyed it. The pace of the story is fast and the unlovable central character is never-the-less..Show More »interesting to follow. We be looking for other titles by this author.