Sympathy Between Humans (Sarah Pribek #2)
Anyway, here Sarah is confronted with actually 3 cases at one:
1. the investigation of her own role in the death of Shorty (which took place in the first book)
2. finding Aidan Hennessy (a 17 year old runaway)
3. stopping a doctor from p ...more
Compton's second police procedural reintroduces the emotionally unstable Sarah Pribek and advances the storyline from The 37th Hour. Once again, Compton delivers a compelling plot and fully-realized characters with convincing problems of the mind and heart__as one character notes, "the mathematics of the human psyche." Disarmingly complex, the novel asks tough questions about law and morality; Sarah, for better or for worse, takes matters into her own hands when the law does not deliver justice....more
Sarah is unequaled in her zeal to do her job and is a loner who lives under the shadow of her husband's actions and her own, striving to survive the upheaval of having both her pa ...more
It was interesting to see how, in the middle of all her personal problems, Sara Pribek is still able to concentrate on solving a case that involves a strange family.
The mystery is very good as is the storytelling, I look forward in reading more from Jodi Compton
Characterization was excellent, Sarah Pribek really came to life, she's an intriguing character. Toward the end, I felt things seemed a bit rushed.
I enjoyed this book, but it was a little bit heavy on the "language" and violence; this wouldn't qualify as a "gentle book", but then cop stories aren't usually gentle--it's a rough world out there.
A slow-paced but enjoyable crime novel. It dealt with issues I hadn't seen in a novel before and kept my interest til the end.
Very sad story compounded by choices and consequences that lead into more and more difficulty and heartbreak.
Super good writing and storytelling!
the ending actually surprised me; and I usually predict plot lines pretty well. kinda made me think back on the book for the next 2 weeks. which for me is a sign of a good book