Dodgers is a dark, unforgettable coming-of-age journey that recalls the very best of Richard Price, Denis Johnson, and J.D. Salinger. It is the story of a young LA gang member named East, who is sent… More


Winner of the CWA Goldsboro Gold Dagger  2016 for Best Crime Novel of the Year
Winner of the CWA John Creasey New Blood Dagger 2016 for Best Debut Crime Novel
Longlisted for Andrew Carnegie Medal 2017 for Excellence in Fiction

“Vastly impressive.”
The Wall Street Journal

“A gripping coming of age tale that evokes Salinger’s Catcher in the Rye.”
– Los Angeles Magazine

“The prose is tight, the dialogue rhythmic, the pacing fast, the violence measured, and the ending unexpected.”
– Viet Thanh Nguyen, The Financial Times