• "Fred Vargas ... is rapidly asserting herself as one of the most impressive working crime writers"

  • "Stylish prose and strong characters"

    Financial Times
  • "Irresistibly gripping, powerfully written and quite often frightening"

    The Times
  • "The fascination of Fred Vargas's books is due as much to her characters as her plots... sit back and enjoy"

    Sunday Telegraph
  • "If you haven't cottoned on to Vargas's brilliant Adamsberg detective stories, you're missing a treat"

    Scotland on Sunday