This book is deftly summed up by its title. The stories are pretty good. The premise is interesting, all the characters are great. There is also prett..Show More »y good plot and character development despite one major flaw. This is essentially a collection of short stories in chronological order. This format is problematic because it interrupts the flow of the story. Additionally, you get a recap at the start of each story. This is the most annoying bit. Recaps are great when you waited a long time for the next installment to come out, but when you are listening to them consistently and consecutively, the recaps get a little tedious. Otherwise it's great. Despite this, I will probably pick up the next installment when it comes out on audible. It wasn't enough to turn me off completely. If the next one is like this, however, I may not continue. Kirby Heyborne is spot on in his narration, no problems there.
If you read enough fantasy, it starts to get repetitive. This series completely shakes up the standard formula while creating loveable characters, and..Show More » situations that had me stuck in my car in a fit of giggles. The book is made up of several short stories, but I never found this to be an issue.
I have been pushing this book on everyone I know. You would have to be some sort of serious grumpy pants to not enjoy Fred's extraordinary normal way of problem solving in the supernatural world.