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Series: Last Policeman


COUNTDOWN CITY by Ben H. Winters
Released: July 16, 2013

"Some of the melancholy charm of the first in this series (The Last Policeman, 2012) is dissipated, for Hank solves a less inventive mystery set against, rather than fully integrated into, a hopeless backdrop."
As the world's inevitable demise draws near, a former cop refuses to shirk what he takes to be his moral responsibilities. Read full book review >