"All the heavy hitters...came out for USA Noir...an important anthology of stories shrewdly culled by Johnny Temple."
—New York Times Book Review (Editors' Choice)
One of Zoom Street Magazine's Favorite Books of 2014
Indie Books Roundup #1 Pick, Barnes & Noble Book Blog
Included in Zoom Street Magazine's Summer Reading (Mysteries/Noir) Roundup
One of "100 Best Books for Readers Young and Old," HispanicBusiness.com
"Readers will be hard put to find a better collection of short stories in any genre."
—Publishers Weekly (starred review)
"A must read for mystery fans, not just devotees of Akashic's 'Noir' series, this anthology serves as both an introduction for newcomers and a greatest-hits package for regular readers of the series
There isn’t a weak story in the collection...Strongly recommended for readers who enjoy mysteries published by Hard Case Crime, as well as for fans of police procedurals."
—Library Journal (starred review)