• "Like the best Rendell...she tackles the reasons people commit crimes and the devastating effect it has on the protagonists' lives"

    Good Book Guide
  • "Explores the process of scapegoating, and the awful human cost of false accusations ... may well bring the half-Swedish Ruth Rendell irresistibly to mind"

    Boyd Tonkin, Independent
  • "Fossum's elucidation of the criminally degenerate mind is first-rate"

    Mail on Sunday
  • "An engrossing pyschological thriller"

    Sunday Telegraph