• "Noir with a vengeance"

    New York Daily News
  • "An undeniably artful frenzy of violence, guilt and unappeased self-loathing. Ellroy's crime fiction represents a high mark in the genre"

    New York Newsday
  • "Ellroy is a master at juggling plot lines, using a stripped, spare noir style that hits like a cleaver but is honed like a scalpel"

    Chicago Tribune
  • "Crime, corruption, and obsessive sex...the most acclaimed noir writer of the past twenty years." -- "Mystery News""Hard-bitten...ingenious...Ellroy segues into political intrigue without missing a beat"

    New York Times