The writing was awful, and boring.
With great characters and a makes-ya-think central idea in a very viable near-future, Alex Irvine has written a book that caught me off guard.
This book will appeal to the sci-fi fan, but I can promise those who may not normally enjoy sci-fi that this book will also appeal to you.
Irvine's way ahead of the pack on this one. This deserves to be a movie script. This is the future of the death penalty.Published 9 months ago by Michael V Bodary
The first half of the book discussed the ethical dilemma of is it ok for someone who is in prison for life without parole to choose execution and have part of the cost of keeping... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Amazon Customer
The writing was awful, and boring. It was not a real science fiction story. The futuristic elements were not essential to the story. Read morePublished 14 months ago by M. Mix
I love Sci-fi of all kinds, but I am drawn to those works that are outside the cliche. Those books/films that assume the technology, integrate the gadgets and functional artifacts,... Read morePublished on March 1, 2012 by JHR
Buyout should be made into a movie. It is a fascinating contemporary novel that deals with real social issues regarding our prison system, our treatment of prisoners, and the... Read morePublished on February 29, 2012 by VAUDOIS
The concept of a buyout for others to benefit from a life sentence is destined for a movie plot. This author has taken a possible future for the stressed correctional system and... Read morePublished on February 29, 2012 by Golden Wood