I was very impressed with the first book in the Geraldine Steel series and was anticipating many happy hours of listening when I found out that there ..Show More »were 4 books in the series. Unfortunately books 2 and 3 do not quite live up to the promise of the first book, although they are still an easy enjoyable listen with a likeable main character. The characterisation is pretty good in all the books but books 2 and 3 suffer from over simplified plots.
I absolutely loved 'Cut Short' the first in Leigh Russell's Geraldine Steel series and was very excited to find a new author and police procedural ser..Show More »ies. However, I have now listened to book 2 and this, book 3 and have been hugely disappointed. The plot and characterisations are extremely thin, there is no real suspense and I found myself wanting to fast forward to the end. However, Steel remains a likeable character and the series is very well narrated, I feel that Russell can live up to the expectations generated by Book 1 so I will definitely listen to the fourth book in the series.
I really should not have downloaded another Geraldine Steel book after being so disappointed by books 2 and 3. However I really loved book 1 and felt ..Show More »in the mood for an easy listening police procedural. I am afraid that the quality of the writing and narration of this book were so poor that I felt embarrassed to even be listening to it and did not finish it.