"Gutsy [and] vividly depicted ... the web of conspiracy Simmons spins, the zesty characters it entangles and its intricate cross-weave of fact and fiction distinguish this celebration of the Hemingway centenary."
"Delightfully spry. The plot quickly evolves into a real page-turning espionage story, complete with corrupt police officials, double agents, secret codes, and multiple murders. Fun reading for both Hemingway aficionados and spy novel enthusiasts."—Library Journal
"Filled with crackerjack writing, a page-turning plot,and characters who will haunt the reader long after the book is finished...Terrific."—San Antonio Express-News
"A remarkable book...The stand-out thriller of the year."—Milwaukee Journal Sentinel