• "Suspense is achieved by unexpected twists and extremely competent story-telling . . . credible and convincing"

  • "Josephine Tey enjoys a category to herself, as a virtuoso in the spurious ... the nature of the deception on this occasion is too good to give away"

    New Statesman
  • "Really first class . . . a continual delight"

    Times Literary Supplement
  • "Ingenious, stimulating and very enjoyable"

    Sunday Times