• "Its a gripping tale, plainly told but artfully constructed, and the twists continue right up to and beyond the climax of the trial"

    Blake Morrison, Guardian
  • "A thrilling, unforgettable book... Wonderful"

  • "An absorbing examination of human frailty, the nature of truth and the power of pride... It is also a stonking good read... Extraordinary and terrifying journalism"

    The Times
  • "A fine, beautifully choreographed addition to the macabre three-legged race linking murderers with writers... Horribly readable"

    Mail on Sunday
  • "'Utterly compelling'"

    Irish Times