SciFi Mystery | Book Review: Countdown City by Ben H. Winters

Countdown City

After reading the excellent opening book of this trilogy there was no doubt in my mind that I would go through the remaining two books. The first book set an excellent plot in motion and ended on somewhat of a cliffhanger. Countdown City is a great follow up to The Last Policeman and brings us closer to the end of the world with just 77 days till impact.

Goes without saying that if you haven’t read The Last Policeman yet, this review will be full of spoilers.

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SciFi Mystery | Book Review: The Last Policeman by Ben H. Winters

The Last Policeman

The Last Policeman has been on my list for quite a while now. What appealed to me at first about the book was the unique plot of a detective novel with apocalypse around the corner. The one perfect question the back cover asked was, “Why solve a murder when we’re all going to die anyway?”. That is an extremely powerful sentence which speaks volumes about humanity and how it would deal with an impending expiration date.

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