Praise for Domenic Stansberry ""Chasing the Dragon" is noir in its finest form with near-flawless execution and style." ---"The Sun "(Baltimore) "Stansberry's strong, no-nonsense crime novel, the first in a new series, pulls few punches. . . . This gritty, noirish exercise in murder and drugs feels uncomfortably like the real thing." ---"Publishers Weekly" (starred review) on "Chasing the Dragon" "What could be better news than the start of a new series by Domenic Stansberry?" ---"Chicago"" Tribune" on "Chasing the Dragon" "Fascinating: beautifully written, fully thought out, and locked in an intelligent argument with itself about what noir has come to mean." ---"San Francisco"" Examiner and Chronicle" on "Manifesto for the Dead" "The story is a vehicle in which to present a worldview that at one time dominated crime fiction. And it does that job very well indeed." ---"Mystery News" on "Manifesto for the Dead" "Stansberry does it with originality, through the freshness of his imagery and the lyricism of his lament for times that change, neighborhoods that grow old, and people who cannever find their way home." ---Marilyn Stasio, "The" "New York Times Book Review, "on "The Last Days of Il Duce"Stansberry, Domenic is the author of 'Big Boom', published 2006 under ISBN 9780312324704 and ISBN 0312324707.