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Reviewed by Peggy Jo Wipf for Readers' Favorite
Liberty Justice by Brett McKay takes you into the secret life of Liberty Justice. This thirteen-year-old has become the head of the house, keeping bills paid, bits of food in the cupboard, and caring for her heroin-addicted mother. She is a good student but is suspended when she hits a girl who comments about her mom. Shortly after she arrives home, her mom's dealer breaks in. Crazy accusations and fighting end with him dead and them on the run. Liberty needs time to figure out what to do. If they turn themselves in, they may both end up in jail, or Liberty could be sent to a foster home. Neither is desirable. The detective in charge finds Liberty's poetry and commits to rescuing her from this lifestyle her mother has imprisoned her in. Meanwhile, the drug dealer's family hires a hitman to avenge his death. It is a race between the detective and the killer to find Liberty and her mother.
I found Liberty Justice intense as Brett McKay creates a captivating novel that blends danger, adventure, and hope into one explosive story. It is superbly written and will have you racing to the end. The characters are well-rounded, yet you grieve over the choices made in Liberty's childhood that brought her to this point. The author skillfully enhances the risks the longer Liberty is on the run until you are engulfed in her fight. The twists in this book make it a memorable journey. It is a first-class thriller that leaves you satisfied that good could win over evil, yet the road is rocky getting to that point.