Poe starts out as a really, nice likeable character; in spite of the somewhat weak plot I felt invested in him. By the end, however, both he and his f..Show More »riend Fox come off more as overgrown frat boys. There are a couple of explicit sex scenes that I could've lived without, as well as an increase in the violence near the end. The suspects were largely a silly lot, but accepting that they were intended as caricatures, that wasn't all that much of a problem; the toughest part to get past was that the detective was willing to put her job in jeopardy in letting a complete stranger, whom she fell for almost right away, nose around in (interfere with) the murder investigation. Despite all that, I'd be interested in reading the sequel the author says he's considering ... but a word of advice: Poe's loaded - have him fly up front next time! Audio narration fit the character very well.