I couldn't get beyond the " over acting" approach used by the narrator. The intonation was just all wrong--using his voice to impart unwanted content..Show More » and flavor which detracted from the prose. I have had the very same reaction to Scott Brick--so if you like Mr. Brick, you'll like Mr. Chase. This approach completely spoils the story for me.
Although this was an interesting exploration into the WWI bombings of London, the story required a little too much suspension of disbelief. I finishe..Show More »d the book, and was glad that I did. The main character is an American spy working on behalf of the Brits. He is investigating a Member of Parliament who is suspected of working for the Germans. Without giving anything away, he is a flawless spy. No one ever guesses that he may not be who he claims to be as he plays numerous different roles throughout the book. And he never makes a mistake. Everything goes as planned, which is where the disbelief comes in. I know a lot of Germans, and none is as dumb as depicted in this book. The narrator's voice caused me problems initially, too. I perceived an underlying lilt of sarcasm that made me feel like I was listening to "Naked Gun 2.5" at first. However, I got over that after a few chapters.