"Distinctly less original and exciting than the best of Hunt's actioners. But fans intrigued to see him bring his gruff, clipped style to bear on a hero who's actually got an interior life worth exploring will root for Beckman's return."
Hunt, whose avenging heroes are usually drawn from the criminal classes (Police and Thieves
, 2011, etc.), branches out to explore a formula that would be routine for anyone but him: the big-city police procedural.
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