I-5, A Novel of Crime, Transport, and Sex

When Anya emerged at the end of the initiation period, she was surprised what made her cry out with recognition. Most of all, it was the sun. When she looked up and saw the sun, she cried. For the first time, she perceived that light, like water, is capable of permeating everything. Every color, shape, shadow, and reflection receives its singular definition solely because of light. She cried because like everyone, she used to take so much for granted.


“2009 TOP TEN” - Los Angeles Mystery Bookstore

It has a quality very rare in literature: a subtle, dark humor that’s only perceivable when one goes deep into the heart of this world’s absurd tragedy, or tragic absurdity. -- R. Crumb

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