• "Get Dennis Lehane's Mystic River. Boy, does he know how to write"

    Elmore Leonard
  • "Enormously impressive: page-turning but thoughtful; moving in its sad inevitability... One of the finest novels I've read in ages"

    Peter Guttridge, Observer
  • "Heart-scorching... penetrating... a powerhouse of a novel"

    The New York Times Book Review
  • "One of the greats of crime writing"

  • "Lehane's best book by far. Like all his writing, it shimmers with great dialogue and a complex view of the world"