The Execution Of Noa P. Singleton
Six months before her execution day — or "X-day," as she calls it — Noa P. Singleton gets a visit from Marlene, the mother...
The Execution Of Noa P. Singleton
Six months before her execution day — or "X-day," as she calls it — Noa P. Singleton gets a visit from Marlene, the mother...
2013-06-11 Fiction Crown
Book Review

The Execution of Noa P. Singleton (2013)

Six months before her execution day — or ''X-day,'' as she calls it — Noa P. Singleton gets a visit from Marlene, the mother...

The Execution of Noa P. Singleton by Elizabeth L. Silver
The Execution of Noa P. Singleton by Elizabeth L. Silver
EW's GRADE
A-

Details Release Date: Jun 11, 2013; Writer: Elizabeth L. Silver; Genre: Fiction; Publisher: Crown

Six months before her execution day — or ''X-day,'' as she calls it — Noa P. Singleton gets a visit from Marlene, the mother of the woman Noa was found guilty of murdering a decade earlier, in The Execution of Noa P. Singleton. Even though Marlene, a powerful attorney, did everything she could to put Noa on death row, she's had a sudden change of heart: She'll petition to save Noa's life in return for an explanation for why she killed her daughter. Like the narrators in recent best-sellers Gone Girl and The Dinner, Noa is endlessly complex and impossible to trust. Don't try to outsmart her — you can't. Just let her manipulate, shock, and maybe even move you. A-

Originally posted Jun 05, 2013 Published in issue #1263 Jun 14, 2013 Order article reprints
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