Tag Archives: James Ellroy

REVIEW: “PERFIDIA”

If James Ellroy had never existed, someone would have to invent him. Otherwise, where would we get all these great big, uncompromising novels, allowing us our fix of voyeuristic peeks inside the bowels of historical sacred cows? No one else out there is doing anything even remotely similar. I met Ellroy a few years ago when […]

YES, IT ALL STARTED WITH THREE LITTLE WORDS

Over at The Kill Zone today, James Scott Bell blogged about his influences in his writing, and he reeled off an impressive list of authors and how each one affected him. While commenting on his piece, it occurred to me to think about that subject and who my influences were. As I wrote in Jim’s […]

REVIEW: “BLOOD’S A ROVER”

BLOOD’S A ROVER by James Ellroy (2009) reviewed by Mike Dennis As every fan of James Ellroy knows by now, the third and final installment of his Underworld USA Trilogy is now available.  Through its 640 pages, Blood’s A Rover is a rollercoaster wrap-up of Ellroy’s hellish vision of America in the sixties, seen through […]

WAITING FOR JAMES ELLROY

Well, I just bought the new James Ellroy novel, Blood’s A Rover.  Lindsey Losnedahl of the Las Vegas Review-Journal liked it, and I have to admit, I’ve been looking forward to it for some time, as I do all of his novels.  In my opinion, his LA Quartet ranks as one of the greatest achievements […]

WELCOME

Welcome to my website, mikedennisnoir.com. This is my first post, and I’m very excited to finally get this site up and running. A boatload of thanks to Leslie Michaelis of Las Vegas, who built it from the ground up. I’m a crime fiction writer, living in Las Vegas, who’s been toiling in the vineyards for […]