I was one of the first Evanovich fans, and adored the self-depricating Stephanie Plum. As the novels were rolled out in a dizzying pace, they got mor..Show More »e and more trite and cartoonish, until I felt like I was listening to a farce reminiscent of "The Simpsons".
So, I fully expected to dislike this book, as I had resolved never again to waste money on her books. Was I wrong! It must be the addition of Goldberg, not to mention Scott Brick's narration, that made this an entertaining heist romp from start to finish. No over-the-top cartoonish figures, and real action. Good move, Janet!
I am loving this new series. The problem is that now that I've had a taste, I'm concerned the authors can't write new books fast enough to satisfy my ..Show More »appetite. Chemistry, intelligence, and fun, I want more!
This book falls short in entertainment value compared to the other two books in the Fox and O'Hare series. The action parts were good. The con was det..Show More »ailed and dangerous. The part that is lacking is the relationship(s) building. All the interactions between the main characters, as well as the rest of the nutty crew, were too brief and inconsequential. In sum, the lack of further character development was unsatisfying. Though it earned a 2 with me, I'm still hooked and waiting for book 4.