MysteryPeople has a double-barreled review of EIGHT MILLION WAYS TO DIE and IN THE MIDST OF DEATH:

In The Midst Of Death and Eight Million Ways to Die are both great examples of the jagged character arc Matthew Scudder travels in this series. Block realizes that even when you take that big step in deciding to fight your demons, the demons will often fight back. I believe these books argue that in this corrupt world it’s the fragile, broken, and discarded souls that need saving the most.

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