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B.D. Lawrence
Killer Redemption

To forsake his assassin life and start over with her, he must evade the FBI and the mob, who want him imprisoned or dead.

Lyle Hardgrave fights long-suppressed, life-threatening emotions. The mob’s top hitman impulsively kills his main client’s son and finds himself hunted by gangsters. Hardgrave meets the most amazing woman he’s ever known, and now he’s questioning his career and considering risking his life and hers to pursue love.

Hoping to fool the FBI and escape a mob death sentence, Hardgrave hatches a plan to disappear and start afresh with the incredible woman he’s fallen in love with. But the mob discovers Hardgrave’s relationship and targets the woman forcing Hardgrave to rescue her or lose her forever.

Will Hardgrave’s desires of a new life be shattered, or can he save the woman he loves before the mob terminates her?

Killer Redemption is an engrossing tale of one man’s journey to redemption. If you like a charming anti-hero, battles against organized crime, and risking it all for love then you’ll love B.D. Lawrence’s gripping suspense thriller. Buy Killer Redemption to experience triumph over evil today!

Plot/Idea: 8 out of 10
Originality: 7 out of 10
Prose: 8 out of 10
Character/Execution: 7 out of 10
Overall: 7.50 out of 10


Plot/Idea: Lawrence’s action-packed novel is a thrill ride from the start. Readers will be enthralled, desperate to discover how the main character redeems himself—and finds love. Fans of mafia stories and cagey characters will enjoy this deep plunge into battling organized crime while falling in love.

Prose: The story's mobster vibe is cleverly sketched, through guarded conversations and polished graphic scenes. Protagonist Hardgrave's deep-seated desire to be the stereotypical bad guy as well as reform himself is subtly portrayed throughout.

Originality: Lawrence's use of poetry to introduce each chapter is creative and gives readers a profound glimpse into the inner workings of the main character's mind. 

Character/Execution: The characters are relatable, despite their sometimes criminal thought processes. Hardgrave is skillfully developed as he plays conflicting roles with ease—a dynamic character who eventually changes for the better, and readers will find themselves inadvertently rooting for him. 

Date Submitted: May 06, 2023