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"BULL MOUNTAIN is a stone gas and a stone winner! It's a brother-verses-brother in the dope-damned South. This first novel has it all: moonshine, maryjane and mayhem! Read this book now--and succumb to a startling new talent." — James Ellroy, author of PERFIDIA
"BULL MOUNTAIN is a beautiful, harrowing debut--and so much fun, it ought to be against the law." — Aaron Gwyn, author of WYNNE'S WAR
"Brian Panowich stamps words on the page as if they've been blasted from the barrel of a shotgun, and like a shotgun blast, no one is safe from the scattered fragments of history that impale the people of BULL MOUNTAIN. From a conflict born of violence and loyalty, Panowich brings us a cast of remarkable characters who are linked by blood but severed by duty. This is a wonderfully rich and evocative debut novel that is steeped in both the history of Appalachia and well aware of the current challenges it faces." — Wiley Cash, author of THIS DARK ROAD TO MERCY and A LAND MORE KIND THAN HOME
"Brian Panowich had me at the first word of his spectacular debut novel: 'Family.' And he held me until the very last page. BULL MOUNTAIN is a sprawling, gritty, violent, tribal inter-generational crime epic with a deeply rooted sense of place and a gut-punch ending I didn't see coming. Expect to see BULL MOUNTAIN on the shortlist of many 'Best First Novel' Awards." — C.J. Box, New York Times-best selling author of ENDANGERED
"The gripping, witty BULL MOUNTAIN is not only a fine debut, but a fine mystery novel, period. Panowich may even have carved out his own subgenre of hillbilly noir. I can't wait to see what he comes up with next." — John Connolly, New York Times-best selling author of THE WOLF IN WINTER
"Dug into the landscape like a grave, BULL MOUNTAIN is a novel that resonates with a stirring combination of grace and brutality, of beauty and loss. In the Burroughs family, Brian Panowich creates a clan with all the fire and depth of Faulkner's Henry Sutpen storming through a Steve Earle song." — Steve Weddle, author of COUNTRY HARDBALL... back to author main page