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After the Execution

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Lee Jordan has spent ten years on death row for a murder he didn't commit. He's lost everything - his wife, his dreams, his future. He finally enters the death chamber at the famous 'Walls' prison in Texas. He's strapped to a gurney and given an injection of lethal drugs in front of witnesses. Minutes later he's pronounced dead. But that's not the end of it. After the execution comes the shocking revelation - Jordan is still alive. And to stop him talking he has to die all over again - before he brings down the entire American justice system.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 224 pages
  • 164 x 236 x 32mm | 539.99g
  • The Crowood Press Ltd
  • ROBERT HALE LTD
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0719809207
  • 9780719809200
  • 1,747,381

About James Raven

James Raven was a journalist for most of his working life. After reporting for local, regional and national newspapers he moved into television in 1982 as a news scriptwriter with TVS television where he then worked his way up to become Director of News across Meridian, Anglia and HTV. When Granada took over most of ITV he became Managing Director of Granada Sport before setting up his own production company. James spends much of his time writing and travelling and also performs magic at various venues across the country. James has previously published five novels with Robert Hale, including Rollover and Urban Myth.show more

Review quote

'I read 'After the Execution' by James Raven, because of the intriguing plot line. How could a man be executed after being on Death Row and not die? Pretty interesting, huh? James Raven's solution to the conundrum was well thought out and the premise had a ring of truth about it which all action thriller books need. Lee Jordan is a man who has lost everything, his life, his wife, his dreams and his future. The scenes inside the prison were well written and the reader was able to connect with Lee Jordan, which was vital for the action that was to follow. Lee Jordan spends the rest of the book trying to stay alive, with lots of twists and turns along the way, which I won't describe as I would hate to spoil the plot. Suffice it to say the story is finished off neatly, with all unanswered questions and narrative threads, explained. I enjoyed Mr Raven's style of writing, which was in the first person, past tense and he showed both sides of the story, even though it was written from Lee Jordan's point of view. After the Execution is an accomplished action thriller that won't disappoint. An easy choice for my e-thriller of the month.' Wendy Cartmell Author of the Sgt Major Crane crime thrillers, www.e-thriller.comshow more

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125 ratings
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