By Ben H. Winters
Now Detective Hank Palace returns in Countdown City, the second one quantity of the Last Policeman trilogy. There are only seventy seven days prior to a dangerous asteroid collides with Earth, and Detective Palace is out of a role. With the harmony police strength working below the auspices of the U.S. Justice division, Hank's days of fixing crimes are over...until a girl from his previous begs for support discovering her lacking husband.
Brett Cavatone disappeared and not using a trace—an effortless feat in a global without telephones, no autos, and no approach to inform no matter if someone’s long gone “bucket list” or just gone. With society falling to shambles, Hank items jointly what few clues he can, on a seek that leads him from a college-campus-turned-anarchist-encampment to a crumbling coastal panorama the place anti-immigrant military fend off “impact zone” refugees.
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