As a guy, I was worried about too much focus of romance. I had the same fear of the first book, but it turned out fine in both installments. The good ..Show More »news is that there's lots of action and plotting and brooding and revenge and self-hate. That's the good news? Yeah, actually. Finn does an awesome job of weaving a lot of elements together and making them work. Some really great lines, too! There's one twist where, before I knew it was a twist, almost made me throw my phone across the room. seriously, I was going to send the author a bill in anger! But all was well in the end. Really had me! Narration by Michaelson continues to be well above average. I think he could read the Book of Numbers and make it entertaining.