• "It's cleverly done and never dull, with science and folklore neatly woven into a fascinating plot. This, together with well researched and wonderfully imagined period detail, make Deadly Communion a rich and riveting read"

  • "Brilliantly combines the popular with the serious in clever historical thrillers"

  • "Confirms his place in the front rank of British thriller writers"

    Daily Mail
  • "Tallis's writing still has the richness of literary fiction ... the reader is taken into the terrifying psyche of a murderer ... Deadly Communion is the most psychologically cohesive of the Max Liebermann outings"

  • "An interesting, intelligent and enjoyable read"