Like most of Wilson's novels, this one occupies the shadow territory between the crime novel and the intelligent thriller... it's dark and powerful stuff. And the ending has a kick like a horse.
Fast-moving and breathlessly exciting, this is the first of a series to feature Charles Boxer from award-winning author Robert Wilson.
Gripping from start to finish, this intricately plotted page-turner will keep you transfixed.
Full of action and tension, a guaranteed great read from this CWA Gold Dagger winning author.
Wilson blends psychological intensity, constant action with a brilliantly intricate plot that will leave you gasping after the final page.
[Robert Wilson's] hotter than ever... One killer of a crime caper.
If you like dense, complex and internationally widespread thrillers, then Capital Punishment is for you... Unputdownable.
Featuring a large cast of well-sketched players and a plethora of plot twists, CAPITAL PUNISHMENT shifts scenes briskly from London to Lisbon, Mumbai to Lahore. Mr. Wilson writes with elegant vigor as he describes the shoot-outs and emotional crescendos that result from the political and criminal intrigue at the heart of the book.
A genuine thriller and the first in a new series, CAPITAL PUNISHMENT is one of the best books in the genre to come along at the start of a new year... A brilliant beginning for what is sure to be a very exciting and worthwhile series indeed.
Featuring a large cast of well-sketched players and a plethora of plot twists, Capital Punishment shifts scenes briskly from London to Lisbon, Mumbai to Lahore. Wilson writes with elegant vigour as he describes the shoot-outs and emotional crescendos that result from the political and criminal intrigue at the heart of the book
It is a riveting read... Wilson writes with verve and panache
A gripping and unsettling read
Lots of political intrigue and double-dealing make this a complex and tense thriller