Curacao: No Fear, No Loathing March 22, 2012 "Where?" The was the most common reaction my wife and I got, here in the American heartland, when we told people we were headed to Curacao for a week at the end of February (the most common reaction we got when we went to Egypt a couple of years ago was: "Why?")... continue reading
••• Another STARRED review for WHIPLASH RIVER, this one from Booklist: "Berney's plot takes as many sharp turns as San Francisco's famously curvy Lombard Street. His characters, especially the over-the-top Quinn and and pretty much every female in the book, are brilliantly drawn."
••• WHIPLASH RIVER received a STARRED review from Publishers Weekly: "Berney takes his rightful place as heir to Elmore Leonard with this witty and nimble comedic thriller…The exotic locales are vibrant, the supporting cast larger than life, and the plot hums along without a wasted page." Read the full review.
••• Advance praise from Marcus Sakey, award-winning author of THE TWO DEATHS OF DANIEL HAYES: "Slick, sleek, and entertaining, WHIPLASH RIVER is pure pleasure. I'm a snob for prose and these words sing, managing to be at once lean and evocative, confident and wry."