I was pleasantly surprised as I got into this book. The first chapter starts out a little slow, and my first impression was "oh oh - another cheesy ma..Show More »ge/sorcerer fantasy novel" - but the series turned out to be quite addictive. The characters are three-dimensional, the story-line surprisingly creative in terms of ghosts/demons, and the author does a good job of painting the scenery with her words. I would definitely recommend it. Good narrator too.
This is one of my favorite books (and audiobooks)! I'd gotten rather jaded with too much formulaic fantasy, and found this book (and the rest of the t..Show More »rilogy) very enjoyable! Not what I expected, and the author's description of the story as "gothic fantasy" is very appropriate! The narrator does a terrific job with it as well! You won't be disappointed with this one, but I'll warn you, you'll end up having to get the Bone Doll's Twin and Oracle's Queen, so you might as well just buy them all and listen to them in order!