-- Mail on Sunday
'Another intelligent, smoothly plotted novel from one of our most interesting crime writers.' -- Sunday Telegraph
'As frightening and as compulsively readable as Walter's previous novels, with as ingenious a plot...'
-- Times Literary Supplement
'Crime novelist Walters is back in fine form with a thriller that will keep you guessing right to the final pages' -- Birmingham Mail
'Minette Walters is an adventurous novelist who rarely repeats herself'
-- The Times
'Walters' imagination is especially good on the fantasies of hatred and revenge engendered by war'
-- The Independent
'a remarkable, almost hypnotic book that pulls of the incredible trick of making the reader care for disturbed and highly dislikeable people. To do that takes rare skill.' -- Birmingham Post