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BOOK REVIEW – Countdown City: The Last Policeman II by Ben H. Winters

By Marty Mulrooney


Countdown City by Ben H. Winters is the second novel in the critically acclaimed Last Policeman trilogy. Following on from The Last Policeman (which Alternative Magazine Online awarded Book of the Year 2012 and described as “a genuinely engaging mystery novel that boldly asks us to consider what life is worth, and what truly defines us as individuals”), Countdown City beings with just 77 days left before a deadly asteroid will collide with Earth. Detective Hank Palace is out of a job, but when a woman from his past begs him to track down her missing husband, he finds that old habits – unlike people – die hard…

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