Reviews for THE LAST PROFESSIONAL

“With The Last Professional, Davis has done for American railroads what Kerouac did for American highways, and Steinbeck did for American nomads.”
Jerry Cimino, The Beat Museum,
San Francisco


“Wow, what an ending!”
Don Bartletti, Pulitzer Prize Winner


“It’s the antithesis of cliché, the kind of story that feels like its inspirational roots are as much grounded in a storyteller’s unique imaginative qualities, as it is in someone’s lived experience.”
Colin Jordan, Medium


“Trains, murder, moonlight, & adventure…. What more could you want in a book to curl up with this winter?”
Anastacia M.Galloway Reed, Macdonald Book Shop


“…If you love intimate slice-of-life tales, this is the book for you.”
Readers’ Favorite Reviews


“You will never see a passing freight train the same way again.”
Fran Braga Meininger, The Years Beyond Youth


“. . . will prove to be a welcome and enduringly appreciated addition to personal, community, college, and university library Literary Fiction collections.”
Midwest Book Review


“. . . a nostalgia-tinged, old-fashioned page turner, sure to please any reader who enjoys a good yarn.”
Rose City Reader


“An informative and adventurous story of a wayward journey into another world.”
Kirkus Review


“The Last Professional is the classic kind of reading experience that conjures up a different time . . . and a sense of innocent modern day swashbuckling that introduced to us authors like Hunter S. Thompson and Jack London.”
Goodreads


“Part Peckinpah, part Stephen King’s Stand By Me, and part something else entirely – The Last Professional feels honestly like escapism done right. The kind that completely envelopes you, with dream-like seduction, in a fully realized and fleshed out environment.”
Jodi Marxbury, Daily Pop News


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“…Powerful; beautifully written, well-observed and effective.”
Kirkus Review


“So beautifully and succinctly told that it reads like a prose poem.”
The Sonoma Index Tribune


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