To find any reason to continue to listen to this book. After two hours and passages like the following: "She giggled. I liked making her giggle", I ..Show More »have given up. I never give up. I use audiobooks like most, something to do during otherwise mundane activity, mostly running the dog in my case. I read the reviews. Clearly others find redeeming value from this title. I found absolutely no compulsion to continue to listen. I have read all of the authors this guy has been compared to and could not disagree more. Dick Francis he is not. One review described the character as wise cracking...that would seem to imply wittiness. I found not a shred of wit that could be considered humorous beyond the 8th grade level. I find that when I review reviews, that I am pretty critical of the negative reviewers such as the type I am providing here...so I imagine some will react the same. But, I am just providing fair warning. It just feels wrong to just give up after having used a credit, but why pay twice? I have had tremendous good luck in discovering material from authors I have never tried before, but ultimately it ran out. Not the end of the world though.
A friend who read this recommended it, said its a good read and a fun story. It is a good listen to as well. I enjoyed this book. My first experien..Show More »ce of this author. I will be listening to the next book. I recommend it, its light, fun, little crazy too