• "The book's plotting is in the grand-master class, its suspense breathless, its denouement shattering"

    Sunday Times
  • "This time she has surpassed herself"

    Antonia Fraser, Sunday Telegraph
  • "There's a manipulative plotter at work in The Keys to the Street, and it's the author"

    John Mullan, The Guardian
  • "Psychologically acute and extremely disturbing, Ruth Rendell’s work is outstanding"

    The Times
  • "There are quite a few Ruth Rendells: the doyenne of the traditional English detective novel; the queen of the psychological thriller; the celebrated author of the literary thriller"

    Mail on Sunday