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Where does For the Love of Mike rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?
I would give this series a 4.5/5. It is not epic, but the books have a continuity that binds them all together and progresses the series. The stories themselves are entertaining, solid, and the protagonist is a strong woman, but not without vulnerabilities. Mrs. Bowen portrays turn-of-the century New York with great detail and accuracy. The narrator is adept at all of the accents and definitely adds to the story. Though not the most compelling book I have ever listened to, it is worth the credit and is on par with the author's other works-- it is a classic mystery with an enjoyable story line and well defined characters.
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This third instalment of the series is the best one so far.
Perhaps it’s because the plot in this book was better than in the 2 previous books? or maybe (by now) I feel as though I know the characters better, and have begun to like them more and more?
Although it’s all ever so slightly over the top, that’s part of its charm; it never seemed preposterous or silly to me because I was so wrapped up in the adventures.
I love the setting in the Turn of the Century New York City and Molly is becoming quite sympathetic to me. I look forward to her continuing evolution in future instalments.
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