Redeemed

Redeemed All he wanted was a second chance at life Duane Thompson s incarceration following a crime filled night on the streets of Boston lasted just a little over a decade and a half When the Commonwealth par

  • Title: Redeemed
  • Author: Sean Sweeney
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 139
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • All he wanted was a second chance at life.Duane Thompson s incarceration following a crime filled night on the streets of Boston lasted just a little over a decade and a half When the Commonwealth paroled him, his second chance at life stalled No one wanted him near their businesses.Despite being dogged by the police officer that had initially collared him, Duane does geAll he wanted was a second chance at life.Duane Thompson s incarceration following a crime filled night on the streets of Boston lasted just a little over a decade and a half When the Commonwealth paroled him, his second chance at life stalled No one wanted him near their businesses.Despite being dogged by the police officer that had initially collared him, Duane does get his second chance, helping the poor in a small Central Massachusetts city But when a woman is hounded by the same cop, Duane comes face to face with his greatest challenge.Yet unbeknownst to him, while all of this is going on an extremist government has begun reshaping Boston in its twisted image.

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    1. I have to say that Redeemed is one of those of those rare book which is so well written that it draws you in even though you can't stand the characters. And I couldn't. I hated every single character in this book. Except for the very young Rocco and the second Judge that Duane was involved with, none of them really had any traits that I considered worth redeeming, and was hoping the next paragraph would have a large runaway truck mowing them down in the middle of the street. Alas, that didn't ha [...]

    2. This is the story of Duane. Sent to prison for killing a cop in Boston by an unjust judicial system, he comes out 16 and a half years later to a world that will not tolerate his past. He finds himself in a church, and the pastor offers to help him. He changes his identity and moves to a new town. He slowly begins to build up the run down town and makes a promise to one of his workers who is dying, he agrees to raise her son as his own. Harrassed by one of the original arresting officers, they mo [...]

    3. The author takes an interesting premise and runs with it in this book that builds momentum from page one through a surprising and thought provoking end.The character arc for the richly developed protagonist was fascinating. He begins as a young thug who commits a heinous crime. Goes to jail, comes out a better man, but one that still facing numerous problems. And those problems get more complicated as the book goes on. He makes difficult choices and deals with the consequences. I went through a [...]

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