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Unbeatable

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Reviewed: 21-12-2020

Jim Butcher is an author on the level of Tolkien and Feist, only with significantly more snark. Listening to this series is like going on a journey with him through his own life as he grows and matures, because it is a growth and maturity that is reflected in his characters. My life has changed immeasurably since I started this series, and on this fourth time through the books it continues to change as my own life matures and my perspectives broaden. I've never experienced anything like this series. Buy the damn books, just do it. you won't regret it.

fourth time listening

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Reviewed: 15-12-2020

this is my fourth time through the series and these books are still the best I've ever had the pleasure of listening to. nobody does it better than Jim Butcher and James Marsters

my forth time listening

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Reviewed: 06-11-2020

perfection. it's all perfection. butcher, marsters, everything about this is worth coming back time and time again.

Perfect Jim

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Reviewed: 18-10-2020

Typical excellence that we've come to expect from Butcher. Buy this. Listen to this. Enjoy this.

Great, but....

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Reviewed: 02-09-2020

Solid story and characters, but for God's sake of you're going to use firearms in your story at least get the terminology and calibres right. It's a minor gripe, but seriously... A P90 submachinegun does not use 9mm ammunition, and stop calling an AK-47 an "AK-47 assault rifle". Other than that everything else is on point.

Brilliant

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Reviewed: 24-08-2020

There are a lot of negative reviews here and I suspect the the majority of them are because of the author's YouTube persons "The Critical Drinker". It is an unfortunate result of the times we live in, but don't let them sway you.
If you like good spy thrillers and realistic, deep, and flawed characters then this is for you. There were moments in this story that had my full attention to the point of barely moving when I was supposed to be doing housework and listening at the same time. I found myself standing for minutes on end, fully immersed in the story, driven to distraction and oblivious to anything else. There aren't many authors that can get that kind of reaction from me. Truly heart-pounding at times. This is an excellent story and well worth your time.

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Back to his best

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Reviewed: 21-07-2020

I waited as long as everyone else for this book and was not disappointed. It scratched an itch that was driving me insane. Jim is a master of his craft and James Marsters is pure perfection as always.

perfection

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Reviewed: 18-02-2020

The best one in a long time. Gripping, edge of your seat stuff. Very well done.

Absolute Perfection

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Reviewed: 24-01-2020

Benjamin's at his best here. Phil Thron is the perfect choice of voice actor for this series. I wish I could listen to this book for the first time again. The action is gripping, the humour is on point, the whole production is outstanding. I can't get enough.

perfection

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Reviewed: 01-11-2019

An amazing series that I wish I could listen to for the first time again