The Death Factory The Devil's Punchbowl , the last novel to feature prosecutor and author Penn Cage, ended in a giant cliff-hanger more than five years ago. This… The Death Factory The Devil's Punchbowl , the last novel to feature prosecutor and author Penn Cage, ended in a giant cliff-hanger more than five years ago. This… 2014-03-18 Fiction William Morrow Impulse
Book Review

The Death Factory (2014)

THE DEATH FACTORY Greg Iles
THE DEATH FACTORY Greg Iles
EW's GRADE
B-

Details Release Date: Mar 18, 2014; Writer: Greg Iles; Genre: Fiction; Publisher: William Morrow Impulse

The Devil's Punchbowl, the last novel to feature prosecutor and author Penn Cage, ended in a giant cliff-hanger more than five years ago. This e-novella ties up some of those loose ends and finds Penn dealing with several major crises: his father's heart attack, his wife's cancer, and a botched crime investigation. There's a lot going on, but The Death Factory feels like a long transition into the main event, which is Natchez Burning, the next Penn Cage novel coming in April. WHY E-ONLY Other thriller authors, such as Lee Child, have put out half installments like this one to add a mini-sode to a larger series. B-

Originally posted Mar 19, 2014 Published in issue #1304 Mar 28, 2014 Order article reprints
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