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Most Helpful Favorable Review

7 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

Couldn't put it down!

I started this book on a Friday and couldn't put it down! The topic of the death penalty is one that could be hard to read about, especially in fiction, but Roslund & Hellstrom have done it in such an engaging and thrilling way, that you turn each page waiting to see wh...
I started this book on a Friday and couldn't put it down! The topic of the death penalty is one that could be hard to read about, especially in fiction, but Roslund & Hellstrom have done it in such an engaging and thrilling way, that you turn each page waiting to see what comes next. It is filled with suspense until the very end, and leaves you just wanting to discuss it with someone else! Highly recommend it for book groups- really discussion-worthy reading.

posted by bookgirlNJ on January 5, 2012

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Most Helpful Critical Review

4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

Recommended

The story is cleverly woven, although the switches between US/Sweden and +/- 6 years sometimes confused. The book was basically a discussion on the death penalty, and specifically focussed on the irreversability of a wrong judgement. The story was well contrived, but ca...
The story is cleverly woven, although the switches between US/Sweden and +/- 6 years sometimes confused. The book was basically a discussion on the death penalty, and specifically focussed on the irreversability of a wrong judgement. The story was well contrived, but carried by the characters from previous books. The character of Ewart Grens was significantly expanded and humanized, and the authors' distaste for legal/political processes made clear. Although not really my type of book, I had difficulty putting it down.

posted by djbchoctaw on February 6, 2012

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 13, 2012

    Poorly Written

    Never captured my interest.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 11, 2012

    Cell 8

    Not that grear

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  • Posted March 5, 2012

    My first read by these authors

    The first part was so disjointed it was hard to keep track. The second half got down to business and made some worthwhile reading

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  • Posted February 12, 2012

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    Not so great

    I read the first couple chapters, It cusses quite a bit, i'm just not a cussing person, it's kind of good, but it cusses a lot, i'd have to say this is the first book in a while that i didn't quite like.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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