I bought this first Billy Boyle book because the concept of a mystery in WWII intrigued me. Never heard of the author or the series. In this case, the..Show More » gamble has paid off. My husband and I are enjoying it immensely. The author has both a good sense of humor and a sensitivity to the "common soldier" that is a winning combination. The mystery is good and most important, the characters are very likeable. Marc Vietor does a fine job narrating.... but we're in Minnesota... we think everyone has an accent but us. We will definitely be listening to the whole series.
The mystery is not as well developed in this 3rd BB book, but the literary value is the best of the 3. All 3 are extremely well written. The events ..Show More »of the 1st 2 books are important in this one, so it's best to read them in order.
This series consistently delivers entertaining and engaging stories. This one adds an interesting backdrop of the Ireland conflict. For further detail..Show More »s, see my review of: Billy Boyle: A World War II Mystery.
The narrator changed. While he may be very good I was confused. The charecters that I knew didn't sound the same. I couldn't follow the story because ..Show More »of this. I didn't listen to more than 2-3 chapters.
I have listened to all of the Billie Boyle mysteries. If you are a fan, this installment will not disappoint the listener. The characters are develop..Show More »ed well and you really don't figure it out until the end. Billie gets some help from another sleuth which was interesting. Pretty well done and narrated.