Books by Eric Dezenhall

Eric co-founded Dezenhall Resources' predecessor firm in 1987, and today serves as the company's CEO and President. He began his career in the White House Office of Communications during the Reagan Presidency. Prior to starting his own firm, Eric worked a


THE DEVIL HIMSELF by Eric Dezenhall
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 19, 2011

"With "the fate of civilization rested upon a handful of weary sailors and patriotic crooks," Dezenhall intrigues with well-imagined, little-known history."
Dezenhall's (Spinning Dixie, 2006, etc.) fifth novel takes a cast of characters from history— FDR, Walter Winchell, Meyer Lansky—sets the story during the bleak beginning of World War II, and adds a secret network of counter-spies who made their bones as gangsters. Read full book review >
SPINNING DIXIE by Eric Dezenhall
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2007

"Dezenhall (Turnpike Flameout, 2006, etc.) wryly suggests that even if beauty engulfs a man, a Jewish granny with showgirl legs and a yenta mentality knows best."
Who spins the spinmeister? Read full book review >
TURNPIKE FLAMEOUT by Eric Dezenhall
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 9, 2006

"A couple of suspect plot twists, but the jabs are first-rate. And who could resist one gangster named Doo-Wop and another operating out of an ice cream truck?"
Pollster Jonah Eastman (Shakedown Beach, 2004, etc.) gets a job kissing a comeback king's backside. Read full book review >
SHAKEDOWN BEACH by Eric Dezenhall
MYSTERY & CRIME
Released: July 7, 2004

"Dezenhall is the most mordantly funny writer not named Westlake, with an ear for the zinger, a lie detector that makes mincemeat of politicians and spinmeisters, and the ability to plot like Machiavelli."
A New Jersey election depends on which candidate put the body in the pine barrens and the graft in his pocket. Read full book review >
JACKIE DISASTER by Eric Dezenhall
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 16, 2003

"Barbed and cruelly witty: Jackie Disaster is the best thing to come out of Atlantic City since saltwater taffy."
Jackie De Sesto, known ever since his boxing days as Jackie Disaster, has retired from the ring to run Allegation Services, an Atlantic City crisis-management firm, from rooms overlooking the gaming floor of the Golden Prospect Casino. Read full book review >
MONEY WANDERS by Eric Dezenhall
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2001

"Thoughtful, unpretentious, filled with laugh-out-loud funny scenes and delightfully realized characters. Place your bets on this winner."
Money may wander but attention never strays in this comic debut. Read full book review >