I think the story might have been ok. Not up to Sharon Sala's usual standards - but acceptable. The narrator however was so bad that it was hard to..Show More » tell. Doesn't anyone work with these readers - or check to see how they sound once they've recorded something? The inflections were terrible - the characters all sounded the same - old and scratchy and the flow of the narration was totaly off balance. If the next book in the series is read by the same narrator, I won't be trying to listen to it.