I was very pleased when I began listening to Flashpoint; it was a well written fast paced mystery; quite enjoyable. I also liked that the main charact..Show More »er Sonora Blake wasn't the usual paragon of virtue, she had secrets and issues. The beginning went well but my enjoyment didn't last very long, it was too soon swamped by the complete lack of realism in the actions of the various characters in what could have been a much better book. In addition to that, Sonora seems to prioritize way too many things above her children. Then there was Sonora's supernatural ability to live without sleep, although that would explain the plethora of dumb moves and seeming lack of ability to think clearly or make good decisions she displays. I won't spoil it for everyone by enumerating the great many examples available suffice it to say, I'm not recommending this one.