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It's a clean book with a little bit of mystery. I do think the characters were "in love" a bit quick but I enjoyed otherwise
Would you ever listen to anything by Karen Fenech again?
Doubtful since the writing was juvenile with absurd dialogue and behavior from both protagonists that was inconsistent with their supposed characters. The villain was absurdly trite, with no interesting motivations. The male and female leads fall in "love" without any real reasoning. There is no true sense of them getting to know one another and liking what they learn. There's not even any irresistible, overwhelming attraction that leads them to fall in bed together. It just felt like two strangers who decided to have sex then were magically in love for all time. It made no sense for either of them.
Who would you have cast as narrator instead of Andrea Bates?
I spent the entire book thinking about how the narration reminded me of a high school English teacher I'd had who was notorious for her monotonous reading. Ms. Bates wasn't quite as bad as that teacher, but her skill left much to be desired. Her shifts between characters were indistinguishable, making it difficult to determine who was "speaking" sometimes. Her pronunciation of some words was off as well. One example: mete, pronounced as though it was "met" when it should have been "meet." In an audible book, pronunciation matters.
If this book were a movie would you go see it?
No. I knew who the "bad guy" was almost immediately.
Any additional comments?
Honestly, I'm grateful this was as short a listen as it was. I was tempted to stop mid-way through, but decided to finish it since it was so short. It's definitely not a good thing when I sigh with relief as I hear the music signaling the end of a book.