"If you're a Gil Brewer fan, this is a must-buy!" George Kelley,

 "One of the great noir novelists of his era." James Reasoner, blogger

 "You get twenty-five stories, Rachels' excellent introdction, a bibliography of Brewer's short fiction, and a note on the texts. You just can't go wrong. … The first-ever authoritative list of Brewer's short stories, with the best featured in a single volume." Bill Crider, blogger

 "Brewer’s fevered Florida noirs throbbed with sultry, sexy tropic heat years before John D. MacDonald’s Travis McGee weighed anchor in Bahia Mar." The Seattle Times

 "The stories have an atmosphere of dank mid-summer Florida heat and unrelieved squalor." Palm Beach Post

 "These stories are HARSH. These stories are BRUTAL. These stories are an absolute HOOT… Reading these stories is like stepping into a forgotten world of fedora’s and fists, high pants and twists and maybe an occasional “babe” in a two piece bikini that you just know won’t have a happy demise." Milwaukee Public Library (blog)