Praise for David Morrell
The finest thriller writer living today, bar none.
A master of suspense....If you're reading Morrell, you're sitting on the edge of your seat.
An absolute master of the thriller
Nobody does this better than David Morrell
A titan among thriller writers.
The father of the modern action novel
Master storyteller David Morrell . . . thrills us with heart-pounding suspense while tugging at our emotions.
A terrific read. As one would expect of Morrell, it is compulsive and thrilling, but its use of de Quincey also allows for discursions that are both funny and touching - de Quincey and his daughter are great additions to the detective stage, and I hope we will have a lot more of them to come.
David Morrell fans - and they are Legion - can look forward to celebrating Murder As a Fine Art as one of their favorite author's strongest and boldest books in years.
[An] exceptional historical mystery...page-flipping action, taut atmosphere, and multifaceted characters
Shockingly real...Morrell's thorough and erudite research of the people and culture of the British Empire's heyday informs every page. A literary thriller that pushes the envelope of fear
Masterful...brilliantly plotted....evokes 1854 London with such finesse that you'll hear the hooves clattering on cobblestones
Brilliant. Everything works - the horrifying depiction of the murders, the asides explaining the impact of train travel on English society, nail-biting action sequences - making this book an epitome of the intelligent page-turner.
A gaslit gallop through Victorian London