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I didn't like it; I found the plot confusing and could never really care about the main character.
The thorny history of the Third and Fifth Wards, as well as Houston's power boom of the 70's and early 80's, informs Locke's superb story of human politics.
Attica Locke's book is a well-written thriller, the narrative is straightforward and the characters are developed well.
In many ways I enjoyed this as much as the Mosley mysteries. Locke has an uncanny skill in portraying people and circumstances accurately, or at least with an easy familiarity that... Read morePublished 3 days ago by ann chinn
Wonderful Characterisation and story-telling. And such a young author!Published 3 months ago by Miss M C Price
It took a while to get into but the plot was great full of twists and turns and the suspense meant I kept reading on till the end. Very worthwhile.Published 4 months ago by Barbara McLay
I enjoyed this book. It held my interest. Very suspenseful! Set in the 80's with flashbacks to the civil rights movement!Published 5 months ago by Margaret L Himber
The book reminded me of A Time to Kill by John Grisham. I could visually see Denzel Washington as Jay Porter. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Delphimo
The story takes a while to build. when it starts to be a page Turner it ends. there is no resolution to any of the conflicts except the one I side of him. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Jessica Franklin
I don't have a lot of comments, just liked the book, it kept my attention, had a good plot and elaborated on it in such a way that I was close to the end before I had it figured... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Judith A. Key