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Reviewed by Lee Ashford for Readers' Favorite
Lady Justice in the Eye of the Storm by Robert Thornhill features the usual roundup of characters, but this story is perhaps more timely and relevant than all the others in this series. Thornhill has tackled the raw topic of young black men being disproportionately killed by white police officers. In an emotional and highly charged current event straight from the 6:00 o’clock news, Thornhill has superbly presented a balanced and evidently unbiased picture of the conflict from all sides. As with most things, there are more than just two sides to this issue. Obviously the friends and family of the ill-fated victim, and the friends and family of the officer involved, will have disparate points of view. Thornhill goes beyond those two givens, presenting the fears and concerns of the black and white communities in general. He further presents the POV of the law-abiding citizenry at large, with a bit of the POV of the law-breakers.
Lady Justice in the Eye of the Storm is a well-written, passionate, but logical, plea for everybody to walk a mile in another’s shoes. Thornhill encapsulates within this story a thought-provoking glimpse at his main character’s experience in a major hurricane. The reader cannot help but compare the resulting chaos with life in a hopeless, poverty-stricken, resource-deficient ghetto environment. Thornhill has accomplished a difficult task: he entertains while making the reader ponder the inequities of life. One cannot help but become more cognizant of the hand others may have been dealt in life. Lady Justice in the Eye of the Storm is not about politics. It is about human beings – their lives, their individual hopes, and their unique challenges. It is about becoming more aware of the unseen factors which can and do influence and shape individual lives. It is about the chronically ill “brotherhood of man”. Even if you have never read any of the stories in the Lady Justice series, and have no interest in reading them, Eye of the Storm is a book you cannot pass by. Please do yourself and humanity in general a big favor, and read Lady Justice and the Eye of the Storm by Robert Thornhill. The world could become a better place for it.