"Black is the new noir."
-Allan Guthrie, author of Two-Way Split
''Tony Black is the Tom Waits of Crime fiction, yes, that good.''
-Ken Bruen, author of London Boulevard
"Tony Black is my favourite British crime writer."
-Irvine Welsh, author of Trainspotting
"Powerful, focused, and intense ... and then it gets better."
-Andrew Vachss, author of Hard Candy
"A first-class author whose place at the top table of British crime fiction is already most firmly assured."
-Paul Sayer, Whitbread-winning author
"Black writes about urban blight and the curse of alcohol like no other."
"Wrecked is my novel of the year."
"Striking, wildcard originality."
-Sydney Morning Herald
"An authentic yet unique voice, Tony Black shows why he is leading the pack in British crime fiction today."
-New York Journal of Books
"Tony Black is one of those excellent perpetrators of Scottish noir ... a compelling and convincing portrayer of raw emotions in a vicious milieu."
"Black renders his nicotine-stained domain in a hardboiled slang that fizzles with vicious verisimilitude."
''Ripping, gutsy prose and a witty wreck of a protagonist makes this another exceptionally compelling, bright and even original thriller.''