World of Trouble
Critically acclaimed author Ben H. Winters delivers this explosive final installment in the Edgar Award winning Last Policeman series. With the doomsday asteroid looming, Detective Hank Palace has found sanctuary in the woods of New England, secure in a well-stocked safe house with other onetime... show more
Critically acclaimed author Ben H. Winters delivers this explosive final installment in the Edgar Award winning Last Policeman series. With the doomsday asteroid looming, Detective Hank Palace has found sanctuary in the woods of New England, secure in a well-stocked safe house with other onetime members of the Concord police force. But with time ticking away before the asteroid makes landfall, Hank’s safety is only relative, and his only relative—his sister Nico—isn’t safe. Soon, it’s clear that there’s more than one earth-shattering revelation on the horizon, and it’s up to Hank to solve the puzzle before time runs out . . . for everyone.
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
Series: Last Policeman (#3)
Well. Well, well, well. What an end to the series. I don’t know what I was expecting when I picked up this series. I love disaster movies and EOTWAWKI scenarios, and I also have a certain fondness for mysteries and police procedurals. I had no idea how those themes would mesh. As it turns out,...
As the world approaches the end The Last Policeman has one more case. The book has the feel of Don Quixote, with Cortez as Poncho to Hank's Don Quixote. But it works. Good mystery with an ending that is complete.
NOTE: Review of all three books. Recently promoted and rather young, Hank Palace is the only detective still solving cases (officially and unofficially) since asteroid 2011GV1 was discovered to be on a collision course with Earth. These novels present an interesting depiction of the U.S.A before...
The third book in this preapocalypic trilogy finds Hank searching for his estranged sister Nico, so he can make amends before It's Too Late. His pursuit takes him from the Northeast to the Midwest, accompanied by Houdini, his ailing dog, and Cortez, a thief that he liberates from jail. At this point...
Publication Date: Available Now from Quirk Books. Source: Netgalley There are just 14 days until a deadly asteroid hits the planet, and America has fallen into chaos. But Detective Hank Palace still has one last case to solve. His beloved sister Nico was last seen in the company of suspicious ra...