"THE SCIENCE OF PAUL has all the makings of a modern noir classic. Noir in its purest form always reads like a punch to the gut and THE SCIENCE OF PAUL delivers that kind of blow right from page one. 'No apologies, no regrets' should be this novel's motto."
"With the relentless moth-to-flame inevitability of classic noir, Aaron Philip Clark's angry ex-con finds trouble on Philadelphia's mean streets. Vivid characterization and a sharp eye for the fault lines in American society drive this impressive debut."