Adept

  • by Robert Finn
  • Narrated by David Thorpe
  • 13 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

When insurance investigator David Braun probes a particularly violent break-in, the crime scene raises more questions than it answers. Turning to Susan Milton of the London School of Antiquities for help, they find themselves the target of a ruthless and elusive killer as they risk their lives to expose a horrifying centuries-old secret.

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Very disappointing ending

I thought that I was going to quite like this book - it started off well, an intriguing crime scene and an interesting lead. However, this was not what I was expecting. From the blurb, this sounded like a straight thriller, but it soon becomes clear that the baddy has strange, mystical powers. Now I don't have anything against this genre, but it was not what I was expecting, and I don't think it was particularly well done. Secondly, the male lead disappointed me. After starting off promisingly, he turned into a bit of a wet blanket when it came to the female lead - I may be lacking a sense of romance, but I'm just not sure she was worth it! She didn't have any real depth, but she had unresolved issues. Finally, and my biggest gripe of all - the ending was a farce. **SEMI-SPOILER AHEAD** At the denouement, a completely new character, not even hinted at in the rest of the book, is introduced to tie up the plot. And then after the final action scene the author switches to a series of emails to draw the story to a conclusion. Very disappointing - almost like the author got so far into the book, got bored, and just wanted to finish it - new character, series of emails - done. However, thought the narrator was good - some nice characterisation - in fact that's probably what kept me going to the end. I might have given up otherwise. Not recommended!
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- I. Jamie

Intresting read

the story was good and had some intresting twist but I felt the ending was rushed.
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- Emma

Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-02-2006
  • Publisher: Oakhill Publishing Ltd