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Reviewed by Lit Amri for Readers' Favorite
Having read the first book, Eye Of The Redeemer, I was eager to read more about Raymond Silver, the ‘average Joe’ turned national hero. Ray was in the middle of a midlife crisis and a personal quest to substantiate his life when he found himself as an accidental key player in a covert CIA operation. Now, in Beyond Redemption, Ray continues to find out what really happened to his long-lost brother, Frank, who was allegedly killed during a Navy SEAL mission. It is not an easy quest, as his new wife persuades him to focus on their simple Hawaiian family life.
Beyond Redemption by Richard I. Levine brings more unexpected and dangerous twists to protagonist Ray Silver’s life. With the help of a young investigative reporter, Jenna Grant, Ray learns that his personal quest is not that personal at all. Francine Manetti, a powerful San Francisco Congresswoman, is also searching for Frank Silver, who supposedly has secret documents that could prevent her from becoming the most powerful woman in America. Levine’s prose is solid as ever, and his narrative substantially developed from his first book. The continuation of the plot is flawless and maintains the superb multi layered aspect of the first one.
All in all, Beyond Redemption is a commendable sequel from Levine. This is an intelligent, challenging, sophisticated drama thriller backed by realistic political games being played in our time today. I thoroughly enjoyed it and my respect for Levine’s writing definitely has gone up a notch. A rewarding read indeed.