Praise for The Preservationist
"A perfectly paced thriller. Each character is rich, haunted, and compellingly alive."
-- Marisa de los Santos, New York Times Bestselling Author of Love Walked In
"Justin Kramon's supporting characters are so quirky and funny, you'd swear they were drawn from real life...The Preservationist is a classic romantic triangle...Kramon has experienced the literary world's equivalent of overnight success."
-- Baltimore Sun
"A classic thriller...Kramon handles with skill. What distinguishes this book is Kramon's willingness to put predator and prey on almost equal footing...Don't be surprised if the movie appears at a multiplex near you."
-- Kirkus Reviews
"Which dude is the psycho killer? That's the question at the thumping heart of Justin Kramon's new thriller...Kramon's omniscient narrator peers into the minds of principal characters, and...all of them have something to hide."
--Washington Post Book World
"Kramon has given readers one of the truly suspenseful books of the year...the pacing is perfect. Each chapter peels back the layers of evil and becomes progressively more chilling as each secret is revealed...Crime fans won't want to miss this one."
-- Sharon Magee, Mystery Scene Magazine
"This is not just a compelling suspense novel. It's also a genuine exploration of three damaged characters...Dark, unsettling, and perceptive, The Preservationist is a vivid exploration of different conceptions of love -- both true and truly twisted."
"The Preservationist is laced with foreboding from the first page. Its plot cooks and simmers until it eventually boils over. Justin Kramon knows that crimes of the heart cut the deepest, and he proves himself one of our most versatile and insightful young writers working today."
-- Jason Pinter, bestselling author of the Henry Parker series
"Readers who devoured 'Gone Girl' and 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo' might want to make a date with Justin Kramon and his new novel."
-- The Intelligencer
"A masterfully told and thoroughly modern literary thriller."
-- David Gutowski, largeheartedboy.com
"The Preservationist offers that rare alchemy of page-turning suspense and first-rate writing. I raced to the explosive conclusion, then found myself haunted by it. One of my favorite thrillers of the year, it's a book you don't want to miss."
-- Otto Penzler, Edgar award-winning editor and founder of The Mysterious Press
"The Preservationist effectively mixes literary thriller and realistic horror, as characters’ secrets are revealed with increasing creepiness, and the story moves...to unbearable foreboding as the three suspiciously circle one another, landing the reader in a happily torturous state of anxiety."
"[An] uber-suspenseful relationship drama...The perfect cure for a less-than-exciting love life."
-- Miami New Times
"Justin Kramon has written the perfect novel to keep you up at night...riveting...a tense and intelligent novel."