Striking new cover treatment to mark George Pelecanos's move to Phoenix paperbacks He is widely regarded as one of the most talented crime novelists working in the world today: 'Hard Revolution is a wonderfully atmospheric, highly intelligent novel; and no one today - not even Elmore Leonard - writes better dialogue.' The Times 'For years, aficionados of tough, richly characterised thrillers have put Pelecanos securely in the No 1 slot. It's not difficult to see why' SUNDAY EXPRESS 'Pelecanos's writing is direct and effective, with much period detail about cars and music, and he has a wonderful way with vernacular. The scenes of mob violence are minutely documented and the waste is appalling but, just as in Dickens, love finally conquers all' DAILY TELEGRAPH Pelecanos has moved to Phoenix alongside James Lee Burke, Walter Mosley and Elmore Leonard, giving us a list of quality crime fiction that is simply the best
George Pelecanos is a screenwriter, independent film producer, award-winning journalist, and the author of a bestselling series of novels set in and around Washington DC, where he lives with his wife and children.