Today in January Magazine’s crime fiction section, contributing editor Kevin Burton Smith waxes euphoric about John Shannon’s latest Jack Liffey novel. Says Smith:
Because right now there’s nobody — and I mean, nobody — in crime fiction or the broader realm of literature who writes about Los Angeles (and us) as powerfully and with such keen vision, wit and passion as Shannon does.
Right now, L.A. belongs to John Shannon.
You can read the review here.