• "Compelling and disturbing"

    The Times
  • "In Rendell's expert hands, you'll want to keep reading until dawn - with the light on"

  • "Rendell skilfully crafts her characters and they breathe feverishly through her imagination"

    The Times
  • "Wonderful at exploring the dark corners of the human mind, and the way private fantasies can clash and explode into terrifying violence"

    Daily Mail
  • "Rendell is unrivalled at depicting psychologically warped people and at creating unease through the simplest things. This is another triumph"