"Terrific! Fast-talking, smart, and cinematic, this entertaining page-turner is so knowingly authentic only a genuine cop turned storyteller could have written it."
- Hank Phillippi Ryan, Agatha, Anthony, and Mary Higgins Clark Award winning author
"A first-rate novel. Suspenseful and highly entertaining."
- Gayle Lynds, New York Times bestselling author
"Among the Shadows heralds the arrival of a powerful new voice in crime fiction."
- Chris Holm, Anthony Award winning author of The Killing Kind
"A superbly realistic, tense, and exciting novel"
- Reed Farrel Coleman, New York Times bestselling author
Bruce's debut novel, Among The Shadows, and his follow-up, Beneath the Depths, the first two novels in the John Byron Mystery Series from HarperCollins Publishers, have been well-received by fans and critics alike. The third novel in the series, Beyond the Truth, scheduled for release on October 30th, is now available for advance purchase in digital format.
His short story Fool Proof was named one of the twenty best mystery stories published in North America during 2015. Fool Proof is included in Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's Best American Mystery Stories, 2016.
Bruce is a member of International Thriller Writers, Mystery Writers of America, Sisters In Crime New England, and the Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance. He is also a regular contributor to the Maine Crime Writers Blog and Murder Books Blog.
"Among the Shadows is the best debut I've read in ages."
- Paul Doiron, author of Widowmaker