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MacBride's characters are WONDERFUL, especially his hero?? Detective Sergeant Logan McRae. I question hero, because McRae is real enough to make 'blinders' of mistakes and errors of judgement. He is very human. The other character that I wait for is McRae's boss, Steele. Steele is magnificent! She's a bawdy, forthright, humourous and fearsome character. Actually she's much more than this, but you'll have to listen yourself to get the full measure of this creation. Quite honestly I wouldn't mind if there was NO plot because the interaction of the characters is so engaging. There is plot though and GOOD PLOT. John Sessions doesn't narrate - he performs brilliantly. DON'T MISS OUT ON THIS !
2 of 2 people found this review helpful
Loved it, and but struggled with the different levels of volume which made it difficult to hear at times.
You know how they say golf is a good walk spoiled? This is the same, on two counts. First, Broken Skin is another great MacBride McRae story, aren't they all - complicated, witty, gritty, but who on earth decided to abridge it down to half a story and that John Sessions would be a good reader for it. Those two points alone stripped the stars from the rating. I have the paperback, I know the bits that are missing and they are IMPORTANT to the story. It makes me wonder whether the audiobook producers actually read the story at all. And John Sessions, a word of advice, stick to the comedy impressions, dear, because a serious audiobook narrator you are not. Sorry, but that is this experienced listener's opinion. YMMV of course.
4 of 5 people found this review helpful
just newly introduced to Stuart MacBride and he's awesome.. superb writer and I cant put my audio book down..already on book four ....fantastic!!
1 of 1 people found this review helpful