"This excellent third novel by Nichol, winner of the Arthur Ellis Award in 2002 for Midnight Cab, is perfect for the Second World War buff on your list, as well as fans of good Canadian crime fiction." (Margaret Cannon, Globe and Mail)
"Leave it to Nichol to find the right ending for this unforgettable story." (Halifax Chronicle-Herald)
“Nichol displays a provocative talent for writing that gets under your skin . . . Death Spiral deepens this rich capacity with stylish and edgy writing to give us a confrontational piece of addictive fiction.” (Hamilton Spectator)
“Nichol has served up a fast-paced yet nuanced story that explores the cost of war on those who fight it, and demonstrates that the postwar home front was not with- out its own terrors.” (Sherbrooke Record)
James W. Nichol has written two other novels, MIDNIGHT CAB and TRANSGRESSION. He lives in Stratford, Ontario.