Do you like really bad action movies? Then there is a possibility this is for you. The majority, however, will find this really dire. It is one of th..Show More »e worst books I have ever read or listened to. The characterisation is that of a comic book and includes mad dwarves out to rule the world, a stereotypically ugly giant of a man, and an unsympathetic hero who is an amoral assassin. The plot (what there is of it) is nonsense in the extreme and involves a corpse which comes to life and is then killed again, blown up buildings killing hundreds and that army of circus dwarves pitted against a crime lord. The dialogue is supposed to be hard-bitten but laughably resembles that of a bad 50s b-movie. The whole thing would be funny if it didn't take itself so seriously. I can hardly believe something this awful was ever published. Does the 'Book 1' of the title mean there is more of this rubbish to come? For me the only good thing about it is the title = it really is lethal.
I read the first Donovan Creed book on kindle and thought it was a great read, it could have been something written by Duane Swierczynski. Went for bo..Show More »ok two on audible and was equally as impressed.
I'm not one to spot a twist too early, but I'm fairly sure none were telegraphed and that made for a riveting listen. Adam Simms was good too.
Surely Locke can't keep this pace up, but I will definitely be reading on to see