Retribution - Jillianne Hoffman Reviews
Description:ISBN 0141015233 / Author: Jilliane Hoffman / Genre: Crime / Thriller / A promising young law student is violated in her bedroom by an ... more
Retribution - Jillianne Hoffman ... unknown assailant. Years later, as a lawyer in the Public Prosecutor's Office, she begins investigating a case that threatens to reopen all the old wounds and bring her terror back to life.
Newest Review: ... case and knowing that she is the best person to see Cupid get not just convicted but also the death penalty, C.J remains ... more
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by - written on 06/09/07 (Very useful, 179 readings)
Chloe Larson is studying for her final law exams in New York City when she is brutally raped by a man who seemingly knows everything about her life, from where she spends each evening down to her favourite perfume. Twelve years later she is known as CJ Townsend and is living in Florida, one of Dade County's top prosecutors, working in a team trying to catch a serial killer who has been abducting, raping and mutilating young women. When an arrest is made her world is turned upside down; CJ is convinced that the man who stands accused is the man who raped her in New York. What follows is part courtroom drama, part police procedural thriller with CJ having to ... Read the complete review
by - written on 10/05/10 (Very useful, 32 readings)
When the serial killer known as Cupid is finally caught after a string of victims (the bodies of whom some have yet to be found), Prosecutor C.J.Townsend is brought onboard to bring the killer to justice. But facing the Defendant across a crowded courtroom, C.J finds herself facing her greatest terror. For the man standing opposite her in the Dock is the same man who broke into her apartment and raped her twelve years before!! Knowing that this revelation will see her being removed from the case and knowing that she is the best person to see Cupid get not just convicted but also the death penalty, C.J remains quiet about her past whilst ever more determined to ... Read the complete review
by - written on 23/02/10 (Very useful, 101 readings)
I had never heard of Jillianne Hoffman before, but had heard that her first novel 'Retribution' was very good, so after borrowing it from my mum (yes, again!) I decided to find out for myself. ~The plot~ Chloe Larsens has a lot going for her. She is in her final stages of gaining her law degree, knowing that she will be working in a prestigious law firm, and has a boyfriend who she is expecting to propose to her. Then Chloe's life changes forever. She is viciously attacked both sexually and physically in her own home. However, the worst part for Chloe is that her attacker knew a lot of personal details about her, such as her favourite perfume, and her ... Read the complete review
by - written on 17/10/08, updated on 09/02/09 (Useful, 32 readings)
This is the first book I've read by Jilliane Hoffman and I'm so glad I came across it as it's one of the best in it's genre. The book hooked in me from the start. The first section of the book was quite horrific and it dives right in which left me feeling genuinely scared and horrified. It tells of a young woman in an apartment alone when a man ties her up and... well I'll let you read the rest but it's not nice. The way Hoffman details what happens makes you feel extremely uncomfortable and really sets the emotion for the rest of the book. Then the book moves forward twelve years following Miami State Attorney Chloe "C.J." Townsend ... Read the complete review
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