• "Dowd's story grips the reader from the opening chapter . . . Her first book was a deservedly acclaimed young adult novel . . . this demonstrates her versatility"

    The Sunday Times
  • "Dowd transforms disability in to a gift"

    The Times
  • "Compulsive reading"

  • "This is a novel that works on every level, not least as a thoroughly gripping detective story"

    Sunday Telegraph
  • "This is a wonderfully written mystery. It is funny, nerve-wracking and tender by turns, with plenty of pace and excitement as well as some moments for serious reflection"

    School Librarian