A Shadowed, Gritty World of Crime
On The Verge is set in a Gotham-like city with gangsters and mafia lurking the alleys of its grim atmosphere. The author clearly showed us the world where the story is taking place. Your writing style reminded me of Fonda Lee's, and you are excellent in fleshing out your action scenes - it's a thrilling ride for someone who loves adrenaline-filled scenes.
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The set of characters are also very well-written, from Avery to Leo and Theo with his mysterious, and cheeky demeanor. But I loved Leo the most, she's a kickass female MC and that gruesome scene involving Lou and Vanna was incorporated very well with the setting.
As for the grammar and misspellings, there are times when I backtrack a little to fully understand some sentences. You said yourself that you're still editing, and I'm familiar with these too. What matters the most is the story and how you communicate your world to your reader and you did it so well.
All things aside, I loved your writing style and the plot - I'm already bracing myself for more thrilling and intense scenes especially with Leo.
Overall, I'm recommending this to crime aficionados out there, with a heart for a little mystery and thrillers.
You're off to a great start, author. Keep writing! :)