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Reasonable, but predictable in places
on 4 February 2008
This audio features John Barrowman reading from the book.
The plot is typical Torchwood fare,and bumps along quite nicely, with the romantic focus very much on Owen. Unfortunately it does suffer a bit from predictability and you can pretty much figure out the story and the eventual ending very early on. Nevertheless it is entertaining, and well written.
Generally Barrowmans reading is ok, but disappointing in that he hasn't given much of a differentiation to the other characters voices- he reads both Gwen and Owen in the same tone, for example. As a result, you don't really get the feel of their characters here.
Generally I'd recommend it to people who are definitely fans of the series,who will enjoy it, as I did. People who can take-or-leave the TV program will probably want to look elsewhere - perhaps the Big Finish Dr Who audios for example.