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Original heading: The Marriage Pact - progress 0%
Noooooooooooooooooooo I hate first-person-present-tense!
I'm going to wait until after the this first scene to make sure the whole book isn't like this. If so I'm DNFing this and giving it the lowest possible rating.
The good news is that the FP-present-tense only lasted for the 1st chapter, and the remainder that I was able to read was normal FP-past-tense. The bad news is that, after 6 chapters and 36 minutes of audio (yes I was checking my watch), it just wasn't very interesting. I didn't know anything about the characters except their occupations and their wedding, and frankly didn't give a rip what The Pact was, or why it matters, or what happened to the couple.
DNF at 5%.
Audiobook, borrowed from my public library. Tom Taylorson's performance was okay.