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San Francisco Chronicle"This is one book that should come with a scrip for Valium. If you do not feel jumpy or paranoid after reading San Francisco Noir, an entertaining anthology of overheated short stories by local writers -- you did not read it. As Peter Maravelis, the editor, observes in his introduction, 'These hard-biting stories explore San Francisco's shadowy nether regions in their sinister splendor,' although 'splendor' might not be the first word that will occur to you for these 15 new tales set in 15 parts of town. 'Beauty and treachery walk hand in hand. Welcome to a peninsula of broken dreams, shattered lives, and deadly liaisons....."
—Sun., Oct. 2, 2005