"Judith Barrow has written, with great intensity of emotions, an absorbing saga which charges along, tempting the reader from chapter to chapter." --Beryl Thomas, www.gwales.com
"Thoughtful and atmospheric." --"Lancashire Evening Post"
"The tension builds cleverly and the many threads in this rich mix of well-drawn characters and imminent dangers, combined with the strong sense of the deprivations and darkness of the wartime period, come together to create a gripping read." --"Tivy-side Advertiser"
"An unforgettable debut novel--perfectly paced." --Menna Elfyn
"No ordinary love story; not only does Judith Barrow perfectly evoke a sense of time and place, but she deftly weaves in issues that speak across generations . . . An intelligent, poignant first novel brimming with intricate observations of the human condition." --Jan Fortune-Wood
"Barrow beautifully evokes those raw and edgy days with this well-paced, gritty love story." --Steve Dube, "Western Mail"