I've become a big fan of Preston Lang since I discovered his work in Switchblade magazine. This is the second of his novels I've now read, and my enjoyment of his work just continues to grow. This tale, full of seedy individuals, is a great hard-boiled and noir read. As usual with Lang, there are flawed protagonists who struggle with their lives and you want to get behind them. There are also a fair selection of arseholes who you want to see go down, painfully. I do love the way Lang does his characterization, and his story plotting is up there, too. As always from me, no spoilers, but suffice to say I didn't see this end result coming.
Great work, Preston, and my copy of The Carrier is already here on my TBR pile!