Benjamin is retired. Borell is drunk. Jackson Burns, a genius scientist and an old friend of Benjamin’s, is brutally robbed of an important and powerful device. The good news is only Jackson knows the secret to the device’s operation. The bad news is he’s now being hunted for this knowledge. Benjamin leaves retirement behind and returns to the secretive Society to protect...more
Disclaimer: the book was won through a Goodreads giveaway. That fact in no way affects my review (although I was really happy to read the author's sweet little message in my book!
This book is fantastic in it's genre. The author wrote on his website that this novel has been classified as a crime thriller, which is a pretty good description of this. However, I would add the word "noir" into the mix as well, and also say that in its universe, it's quite political. I don't usually like politics i ...more
Our main character, Benjamin Sorrow, is a retired detective, ready to settle down into a quiet life. But, as old habits die hard, he still has his reflexes from back in the days. Little did he expect to have use of them. But when his longtime friend and h ...more
There is a difference between reading about an experience and living in it. Nothing turns me off from a book more than too m ...more
The main character, Benjamin Sorrow, could be seen at first as a bit of a cliché; he’s retired young, from his work as an agent of the mysterious ‘Society’, for ...more
The story jumps between the storylines of multiple characters working for opposing sides, written ingeniously to keep the reader in the d ...more