Lou Berney is the author of three previous novels, Gutshot Straight, Whiplash River, and multiple prize-winning The Long and Faraway Gone. His short fiction has appeared in publications such as The New Yorker, Ploughshares, and the Pushcart Prize anthology. He lives in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
`A great read, combining brutal action with a moving love story; gorgeous writing, too. No Country For Old Men would be my comparison.' Ian Rankin `Shows that the Kennedy assassination remains fertile ground - conspiracy theory meets a bittersweet love story' Val McDermid, Guardian `A remarkable and unforgettable reading experience. This tense and riveting thriller is a deeply moving love story about people caught in moral dilemmas for which there are no easy answers and who together find hope against all odds. It will stay with you long after you read the final page. You will recommend it to friends. You will read it again. Berney is a writer to be read and admired. This is a staggeringly brilliant book and a flat-out terrific read.' Don Winslow, New York Times bestselling author of The Force `One of the most distinctive, unexpected crime novels of recent years' Washington Post `Nothing less than an instant American classic. Haunting, thrilling - and indelible as a scar' A. J. Finn, No. 1 New York Times bestselling author `November Road reads like a long lost Jim Thomson masterpiece, it really is that good. Best book I've read all year' Simon Toyne `Immensely gripping, incredibly moving and superbly written. One of those crime novels that leaps ahead of the pack in one single brilliant stroke' Stav Sherez `From its first frenetic pages to its wrenching final ones, Lou Berney takes us on the ride of a lifetime ... Berney proves beyond doubt that he's one of the most talented crime novelists working today' Megan Abbott `Lou Berney has quickly become one of crime fiction's stand-outs, a quietly subversive writer who can surprise the most jaded readers. November Road delivers everything we have come to expect from him - and then some' Laura Lippman `One of my favourite novels of 2018 ... Lou Berney's masterpiece' Adrian McKinty