is neither [quite] horror nor supernatural fantasy, but more a cautionary tale which echoes The Handmaid's Tale
or Nineteen Eighty Four...
Her story resonates with real issues of power, responsibility and blame" (Lisa Tuttle The Times
"A gutsy debut...it's hard not to cheer on Whitfield's nerve, especially when her plot, a hard-boiled thriller... rattles along at such a pace" (Hepzibah Anderson Observer
"Gritty and original" (Guardian
"Extraordinary" (Kate Atkinson)
"An intelligent book and a moving one" (Time Out
An astonishing first novel set in a world where 99 per cent of the population are werewolves