• "Trollope, as ever, can be relied upon to deliver a good read"

    Mail on Sunday
  • "An entertaining novel"

    Independent on Sunday
  • "With her customary acute observation, Joanna Trollope examines different attitudes to work, relationships and children...In this engrossing novel, Trollope makes her readers not only identify with her characters but also become deeply attached to them"

    Waterstones Books Quarterly
  • "Hits a right and ringing note and keeps hitting it"

  • "Sharp observation of domestic detail"

    Val Hennessy, Victoria Moore and Amber Pearson, Daily Mail