Elmore Leonard has an unparalleled reputation in the world of crime fiction. Published alongside THE BIG BOUNCE - new in Phoenix. Leonard has won numerous awards, including the prestigious CWA Diamond Dagger. He always receives first-class reviews: 'Stylish and darkly funny ... mixes the romantic notions of the past with Leonard's adroit insight ... The mixture works beautifully' LA Times. 'He has invented a style of storytelling all his own, burning with energy and imagination' The Times. 'RIDING THE RAP made me feel like a kid again. Kept me up until four in the morning. When Elmore Leonard's people start talking, I can't help myself, I have to listen' Lawrence Block. 'Speedy, exhilarating and smooth. Nobody does it better' Washington Post. 'The hottest thriller writer in the US' Time. '[In] RIDING THE RAP, Elmore Leonard proves once again that he is "the greatest living writer of crime fiction" ' New York Times.
Elmore Leonard has written more than forty books during his phenomenal career, many of which have been made into successful movies. In 2006 he was the recipient of the Crime Writers Association Diamond Dagger.
Leonard's latest, about a kidnapped bookie, spent two weeks on PW's bestseller list. (June)
'Another low key, totally compelling piece of fiction' HUDDERSFIELD DAILY EXAMINER