"Bauer at her best . . . the true heir to the great Ruth Rendell" (Mail on Sunday
"A new Belinda Bauer always goes straight to the top of my to-be-read pile. She's the most interesting crime writer in England today" (Val McDermid
"Belinda Bauer's thrillers are always compelling, always original, always brilliant. I will rush to read anything she writes" (Mark Billingham
"Belinda Bauer is one of the best British crime writers out there right now" (Simon Kernick
"She writes so beautifully, plots so cleverly and exhibits a razor-sharp understanding of people and places" (Literary Review
The exceptional new crime novel from this award-winning writer
EVERY KILLER HAS TO START SOMEWHERE . . .