When an inmate who knew he was about to be killed gives him a cryptic message before being beaten to death, Ash, a man from an English town where the low crime rate is linked to a chief"s zero-tolerance policy, shares his knowledge with police recruit Hazel Best, who risks her career to uncover the truth.
|LC Classifications||PR6052.A497 D37 2013|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||296|
|LC Control Number||2012042105|
The book's title and subtitle mislead. Its authors essay sixteen virtues, not seven (and none deadly), and while they do so hilariously, the funniness of the virtuous life is not the point of their essays. That said, The Seven Deadly Virtues is an insightful book, humorously written, and well worth reading. The book divides into two sections/5(72). Raphael is the first book in the Deadly Virtues. Tillie Cole has delivered a dark and deliciously twisted series full of damaged heroes and the women who help them find redemption. The Brethren have escaped the terrors of evil and are now on a quest for revenge/5. In this fast-paced thriller, Deadly Virtues, acclaimed writer Jo Bannister proves once again why she is considered "one of the genre's best" (Booklist) The town of Norbold, England is famous for its low crime rate, thanks to the zero-tolerance policy of Chief Superintendent John Fountain.5/5(4). A list of seven virtues that oppose the seven deadly sins appeared later in an epic poem titled Psychomachia, or Battle/Contest of the Soul. Written by Aurelius Clemens Prudentius, a Christian governor who died around AD , it entails the battle between good virtues and evil vices.
The financial success of Bill Bennett's "The Book of Virtues" () proved that longing for the good life was far from dead. I was one of million . DEADLY VIRTUES put me in the mind of the television series “Banshee,” due in no small part to its deceptively quiet setting, interesting characters, and Norbold's dark, hidden underbelly. Hopefully this book will garner Jo Bannister the popular attention she has earned and deserved for years. In The Seven Deadly Virtues, Todd Outcalt answers with a resounding yes! This book is a must-read for all of us comfortable Christians who need to be made a little less so." This book is a must-read for all of us comfortable Christians who need to be made a little less so.". Deadly Virtues is such a mixed bag it is very difficult to know whether to recommend it or not. Exploitation fans might find themselves bored by the second or third acts while others might be so put off by the first 30 minutes they might not want to invest in the rest of the movie let alone the trite, disappointing ending/5.
Raphael (Deadly Virtues #1) is hauntingly good and it’s darkness at it’s finest!! This book is a perfect example as to why Tillie Cole is the queen of dark romance. I devoured Raphael within a matter of hours!! I was heavily engrossed as the storyline /5(28). An all-star team of eighteen conservative writers offers a hilarious, insightful, sanctimony-free remix of William Bennett’s The Book of Virtues—without parental controls. The Seven Deadly Virtues sits down next to readers at the bar, buys them a drink, and an hour or three later, ushers them into the revival tent without them even realizing it. "The Seven Deadly Virtues is readable pages written by a witty group of 18 peculiar moralists, and it deserves similar success. You just know that you are in for a treat when a book on the subject of virtue starts with P.J. O’Rourke and ends with Chris Buckley.5/5(1). The information about Deadly Virtues shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks. In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this book and feel that the.