After reading the two reviews, I decided to go by the number of stars the Anna Strong audio books had received instead. I'm glad I did. I did not find..Show More » the narrator annoying at all. Yes, there are others I have liked better, but I really enjoyed this start to the series. In fact I have gone on to purchase the others.
I didn't use to read/listen to any of the vampire/paranormal type books until I stumbled on Kim Harrison's "Rachel Morgan" series. Since then I have dipped into other authors that have been outstanding as well (Jim Butcher, Carrie Vaughn, Charlaine Harris, Jeaniene Frost, Kelley Armstrong, Richelle Mead, Deborah Harkness, and others). I would include Jeanne C. Stein's writing along with my other favorite paranormal authors listed above. I found the books very entertaining and well written, and well narrated. If you don't want to stretch your imagination or you don't enjoy this type of book, don't get it. If you like the unusual and a bit of escapism, this series should not be overlooked.
I actually liked this book as a lady gumshoe story than a urban fantasy. I really didn't see why Anna has to be a vampire in this book. She could have..Show More » been a normal human being dealing with paranormal beings. I enjoyed this second story a lot better than the first book in the series. I hope Anna uses her full potential as a vampire in the next book.
This book started out rough, Anna attitude is tough to handle at times, but about an hour into it, the book got a lot better. The story took off and I..Show More » was hooked, it was just a rough start. Honestly though I am not sure how many more books they can continue to write in this series without really ruining the entire storyline.