(Cold Record) begins as a relatively straightforward Law & Order-style procedural, but soon takes the reader on a ride that turns out to be much wilder than your average TV mystery . . . . A remarkable and compelling courtroom drama.
I’m left with a troubling awareness of how my sense of justice and morality may encounter events that not only refuse to fit into a tidy box but that challenge my view of personal responsibility and even evoke my compassion for the guilty.