"[O]pens with one of the most original action sequences I’ve read ... This creative set piece and the chase that follows through the streets of Chinatown--a pursuit both comedic and futile--sets Runoff apart from any other book that this reviewer has read in the last year, and further establishes author Coggins as a major contributor to the P.I. subgenre...
"Riordan and his creator ... represent the new, 21st-century breed of writers and characters. 'What’s happening with the private eye novel?' is a perpetually popular question among the crime-fiction cognoscenti. Runoff is the answer. To borrow a description from the jazz magazine Downbeat, Coggins is Talent Deserving Wider Recognition."
Causes Mark Coggins Supports
San Francisco History Center (San Francisco Public Library)