Brown's first stab at a female protagonist hits the bullseye in CHLOE, a complex crime-filled coming-of-age tale that pulls no punches. When your best friends are the knives strapped to your body, or slipped under your pillow, there's not much the world can throw your way that you can't handle. But don't feel sorry for this young killing machine from Bucksville, cheer her on—from a safe distance.
~Linda Sands, Georgia Author of the Year, 3 Women Walk Into A Bar, The Cargo Series
Come for the extraordinary characters, stay for the kick-ass fights; come for the back-stage rock scene, stay for the sandwiches; come for the voice, stay for the coolest set of images this side of the wise-cracking heroes of 30's movies. Whatever brings you into Crasher's world, you'll be glad you came. (Don't Shoot The Drummer)
best selling author of Paper Son
With its hard-hitting prose and smooth groove, JB's Don't Shoot The Drummer is tight, man. It goes down like a chilled bourbon after a long day of Crashing...
Author of the Raymond Donne Series. Barry Award Nominee
Music fans, this is your book! In Lou Crasher, a journeyman drummer turned accidental P.I., Jonathan Brown has created a complex character set on a collision course with a cast of dangerous characters in and around L.A.'s music scene. With the pace of a blast beat, Crasher rumbles with a music theft ring, seedy drug dealers, and select members of L.A.'s elite, all while falling for a beautiful women he is determined to help. Twist after twist, a breakneck pace, and the quick wit of Lou Crasher will have you turning the pages into the night. A wonderful debut.
Shawn Reilly Simmons
Author of the Red Carpet Catering Mysteries
The Big Crescendo is a sex, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll mystery, played out at a breakneck 180 beats per minute. Amateur PI Lou Crasher does his hero Jim Rockford proud in this slam-bang, action-packed thriller.
Paul D. Marks
Shamus Award-Winning Author of White Heat and Broken Windows
Jonathan Brown hits it out of the park with this debut novel, a smart, funny, hard-working drummer with a flair for detective work. The snappy dialogue, memorably realistic Los Angeles setting and quirky, compelling cast of supporting characters add to the fun. Can't wait for the encore!
Author of the New York Times best-selling
Bernadette Manuelito mystery series
Jonathan Brown's Vince Lombardi book is written with so much love. It should be tucked into the bassinet of every baby born in Wisconsin."
~NYT Best Seller, Chelsea Cain
Chloe Savannah takes no prisoners. Armed with a five-and-a-half inch Colombia River stainless steel knife and a 4.0 GPA, Chloe is out to get the bad guys threatening her sheriff in Bucksville, California in this fast-paced and deftly written novel from Jonathan Brown. A page turner that will keep you reading and applauding Chloe’s bad ass behavior right to the end.
—Cathi Stoler, author of The Murder On The Rocks Mysteries
"Like a quick three-round undercard, Jonathan Brown punches above his weight class and makes us anticipate what he has in store for the main event. An L.A. Private Eye story that fits in with the classics. If you like your justice handed out with a closed fist, you're going to love Moose."
Author of All The Way Down