I wanted to like this first legal thriller in a series, but have nothing good to say about it. I enjoy learning more about the criminal or civil just..Show More »ice systems (Turow, Grisham, Martini), but this book was predictable with no thrill at all. I kept listening thinking it might improve and ended up furious that I wasted so much time. The narration was not good either. His change of voice for different characters was terrible.
I rarely give a 1 star review. I am probably too generous at times reviewing books. I will probably be stricter with my stars going forward.
Apparently Scott Pratt's got some sort or denominational religious angst going on in his head… It apparently developed since his excellent earlier nov..Show More »el, "An Innocent Client" (which should be read first BTW). And here he swirls it around and around in a mishmash of mystical versus spiritual plot whorls.
I don't like it when an author relies upon ghosts, mystics, or satan/gods to solve his/her story difficulties. Pratt does that here. Maybe you'll enjoy it, since he's a good craftsman and Tim Campbell's a fine reader. Don't know whether I'll try the next in this series… I like my legal thrillers to be more "normal" courtroom matches without a gooey side-order of the "para'.
The entire Joe Dillard series is wonderful. After seeking to find a new strong hero character I stumble across Scott Pratt, narrator Tim Campbell, so ..Show More »good I keep looking for the next book, can't wait.