"One of the best books of this or any year." - BookReporter
"...you’ll be rooting for this thoroughly beguiling serial killer on a mission. A pro’s pro, Block never wastes a word, never misplaces a plot element... it also boasts Block’s legendary craftsmanship, sly humor, and virtuoso plotting. The premise is to die for!" - Booklist"
[A] fun, fast-paced read full of steamy moments and a twist ending... a must have for pulp fiction fans." - Celebrity Cafe
"A great read from cover to cover... believe me when I say that you are in for a wonderful time." - Horror News
"A perfect treat." - Affairs Magazine
"Block has, once again, created a tale to excite and absorb even the most jaded reader of crime fiction." - Eclipse Magazine
"... compulsively readable... with a character that has a lot more to offer the reader than the genre typically maintains." - The Daily RotationPraise for Lawrence Block:
"There is only one writer of mystery and detective fiction who comes close to replacing the irreplaceable John D. MacDonald...The writer is Lawrence Block." - Stephen King
"Unfailingly entertaining." - The New York Times
"One of the very best writers now working the beat." - The Wall Street Journal
"Lawrence Block is a master of crime fiction." - Jonathan Kellerman
About the Author
Lawrence Block is one of the most acclaimed and highly decorated living mystery writers, having received multiple Edgar
and Maltese Falcon Awards
, as well as lifetime achievement awards in the US, UK, and France.
He was named a "Grand Master" by the Mystery Writers of America, the organization's highest honor. In the 1960s and 70s he wrote seven novels under the pen name "Jill Emerson," a pseudonym he is reviving for the first time in nearly 40 years for Getting Off