• "The most brilliant mystery novelist of our time"

    Patricia Cornwell
  • "Here is Ruth Rendell on such fantastic form that you'll want to stay up all night racing through to the end."

    Val Hennessy, Daily Mail
  • "A powerful and absorbing narrative told with elegance and subtlety"

    Daily Telegraph
  • "Ruth Rendell is surely one of the greatest novelists presently at work in our language. The extraordinary depth and accuracy of her psychological portraits is matched only by the rare inventiveness of her storytelling"

    Scott Turow
  • "Psychologically acute and extremely disturbing, Ruth Rendell’s work is outstanding"

    The Times