"Readers who aren't put off by the Hollywood pacing, with action set pieces less like Conan Doyle than the Robert Downey Jr. movies, are in for a rare treat, a mystery as original as it is enthralling." A Sherlockian pastiche without Holmes and Watson? Yes indeed, and it's a tour de force quite unlike any other fruit from these densely plowed fields. Read full book review.
"As Liam remarks: "That ought to ginger them up." He could be referring to readers of this rousingly violent, funny, sometimes shockingly profane opener." A New York safecracker forcibly turned secret agent takes on his corrupt bosses in this broad and brawling debut. Read full book review.