• "A smoking, smoldering threat of a book that flickers and flames and inevitably goes inferno . . . Cover to cover, it is hot, hot, hot"

    Austin Chronicle
  • "The best crime thriller of the year . . . Mixes two parts of Elmore Leonard with an equal portion of Carl Hiaasen to form an irreverent, ribald hybrid of a thriller that's pure fun"

    The Providence Journal
  • "[Winslow finds] a dark, sinister lyricism in the forensics of fire"

    The New York Times Book Review
  • "A jazzy California thriller . . . Think Philip Marlowe if he were still sleuthing - and had taken up surfing"

    Entertainment Weekly