• "Maeve Binchy has a gimlet eye for the seething cauldron of emotions which lies beneath the surface of everyday life"

    Irish Independent
  • "An adept storyteller with a sharp eye for social nuances and a pleasing affection for her characters"

    Sunday Times
  • "A powerful story of love and jealousy"

    Sunday Telegraph
  • "Compulsive reading... Ms Binchy has the true story-teller's knack"