I really, really enjoyed this listen, well read by the multiple narrators this was a great first outing for the writer. Great story, we have all p..Show More »robably read or seen stories of a similar note done before in other novels and in film but that does not stop this being a gritty and original piece of work and it certainly did keep me entertained for the full nine hours( I did listen to it in one sitting) Its the attention to detail that makes this a strong piece, the viewpoints of various victims, survivors and indeed the tormenter add depth to this tale and it made me ask myself "what would I do?" My five out of five was mostly given due to the lead female protagonist who is not only flawed but is somewhat very dark and this makes her so much more interesting than some of the other lead female detectives in circulation at the moment, the other characters are also flawed yet solid and well written and I do hope that we will hear more about them if the writer brings this team back together for another book. Great Listen, well worth the money or a credit!
I have listened to all three Helen Grace books in rapid succession - and the stories are fantastic. This - the 3rd - was just as good as the first 2. ..Show More »I felt total empathy with the characters of Helen, Charlie, Ruby and Sanderson - less with the Kerry woman! The last hour flew by with me holding my breath or gasping in horror for most of it. Please be quick with the next one :)
I would not listen to Liar Liar again because I do not think it has any hidden depths - however, for me, that is not the point: it is an entertaining ..Show More »listen the first time around and it held my attention throughout.
Having read all of this series this one was a bit far fetched and the storyline much more predictable than its predecessors. I will still purchase the..Show More » next one though and look forward to a return to the usual excellent storylines and fuller characters.