Okay book but too many coincidences to make it believable. Napoleons and other historical characters seem to be accurate in personality. Basic mystery..Show More », action adventure and bad guys make this a nice easy book to listen too. Should of been edited down a little and needed one or two good twist to make it better.
This is a good story. It is not a great story. It is not something that I left thinking, "WOW I'm glad I read that". It is although entertaining an..Show More »d keeps you interested. The characters are shallow, Except Gage, and the story line is adequate. It makes you wnat to find out what's next, but it never enthrals you.
I will read whatever he writes next though. I love books, and the author is good enough for me to purchase his wares.
William Dietrich captures the large scale of North America in the early 19th century. His villains are ruthless indians and British nobleman + half si..Show More »ster. The sex scenes are not over done and possibly a little wishful thinking but it's fiction. William Dufris is excellent at performing the narration. He is the best thus far and even made the women sound realistic. Napoleon, well the last two narrators (Napoleon's Pyramids & Rosetta Key) made him more real, but lets not get picky. Good fun action book even though there is some slow parts and the end ties up too neatly for my liking. Meeting famous people makes it a little too Forest Gump or Flashman without the humour or twist of fate.
Ethan Gage is maturing but he still finds himself in the middle of trouble. Problem is that his young son 'Harry' and his beautiful wife 'Astiza' are ..Show More »wrapped up in his adventures without their will. Leon Martel a renegade police man kidnaps Harry and the adventure is on. Description of Caribbean and the period are excellent. The battle and fight scenes, even the storm at sea are perfect that you don't get lost in the action. John Pruden does a real good job with the voices and narrates this book in the series without missing a beat. Could be the best of the series. Well worth sticking with the series.
William Dietrich has done his research and amazingly kept the story moving along very nicely. This book is a 'joiner' between the previous and the nex..Show More »t. You should read them all as close together as possible. Napoleon has changed and Ethan Gage is still trying in this book and succeeding to a point but he is a pawn in powerful men & women plans. His wife is more intelligent, son the same, Sir Sydney Smith less caring and tNelson does not come off looking too brilliant in this book but nice to see a different interpretation of the man for a change. I loved this book and have grown to like William Dietrich writings, William Dufris narration and Ethan Gage adventures. Don't start with this book but don't miss it.