Editorial Reviews. From Publishers Weekly. With this graphic serial killer/ courtroom thriller, Retribution (C.J. Townsend Thriller Book 1) by [Hoffman, Jilliane]. Retribution, a legal thriller, is the first novel by Jilliane Hoffman. After being published in January it became a top-three bestseller in the USA and top. Editions. Retribution. eBook Retribution . Jilliane Hoffman · Paperback · Ebook. View more editions. Buy from Buy from – arrow icon.

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It was more than I expected. Print edition must be purchased new and sold by Amazon. The story is so well plotted and the characters are great. Het tweede deel beslaat Dit was een aparte, maar zeer interessante thriller. Avoid these safe books, maybe if enough of us did that, the publishers would stop spewing out these low-quality contemporary novels.

The Cutting Room Jilliane Hoffman. The main character is an incredible woman who has to face her rapist and cross the boundaries of what’s ethical and what isn’t.

Het tweede deel beslaat wat meer juridische aspecten en ondanks dat dat totaal mijn wereld niet is, bleef het interessant en was ook hier zeker de onderhuidse spanning te voelen, al was dat voor mij wel wat minder dan in het eerste deel.

Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: The multi-chapter account of Chloe’s rape literally gave me the creeps.

Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Is what I think. Oh, and one other great thing about those twists and turns-just when you think you’ve figured out the end of the novel, Hoffman springs what you just figured out on you in the next few pages.


Townsend, an Assistant District Attorney in Miami, was raped and tortured inwhile still in law school in New York, by an assailant she knows only as The Clown. Apr 09, Kaylol rated it really liked it. It didn’t come as a huge surprise to me to learn that Warner Brothers have bought the film rights. Does the end justify the means? I plan to read the next book in the series just as soon as I finish this review.

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Retribution (C.J. Townsend #1) by Jilliane Hoffman

Book ratings by Goodreads. Retribution, the first novel by Miami prosecutor Jilliane Hoffman, promises in its jacket to be one of the most thrilling commercial fiction debuts in years, and for once, I agree completely.

View all 8 comments. Somit sind die Seiten fast an mir vorbeigeflogen. I read the reviews for the second book in the series and many people stated the author retold much of this book, the first book, which would have been necessary to catch new readers up had they not this first.

Der Klappentext klingt ja einfach schon sehr gut und das Buch hat auch so angefangen. Chloe kappt alle Verbindungen zu ihrem alten Leben und startet als C.

If you like legal court procedure, this book is packed to the top. I will be getting the others in this series just to see how the characters and relationships develop. Her expectations are shattered forever after a madman in a clown mask rapes and tortures her until she is near death. We travel with CJ as she begins to prosecute the case of “Cupid” a horrific serial murder.

I recommend this to those retrubution are NOT faint of heart!!!! Set in NYC, law student C. And moved right to The Last Witness. Was ich dann aber gar nicht erwartet hatte, war, dass sich die Autorin mehr jilliqne die juristische Seite konzentriert als auf die Ermittlungsarbeit der Detectives.


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Ships from and sold by Amazon. Thousands of books are eligible, including current and former best sellers. I read this legal psychological thriller straight through.

The aforementioned twists are superb; this is one scary courtroom thriller. Twelve years earlier hoffma studying in New York she was violently raped. Plea of Insanity Jilliane Hoffman. Reading that someone “could not but it down” has almost become useless for me.

Now she’s walking a fine lin C. Despite the typos and the fact that everyone seems to smoke, I am giving this one top marks. Sicherlich braucht man beim Thriller auch mal den Schock und eine Handvoll schockierender Details.


Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Retribution, by Jilliane Hoffman. There are way better books out there to read. I am not clutching at my pearls, it was just so egregiously shocking and in very poor taste. Chloe is training to be a lawyer, but her life falls apart when she is stalked and raped by a maniac wearing a clown’s mask.

The story line was readable, but I found the legal areas were a little dragged out, and repeated with different characters. Pretty Little Things C. But there are other ways of characterizations.