• "Fossum is admired by Ruth Rendell and you can see why'"

    Daily Mail
  • "A contemporary Patricia Highsmith, her offbeat obsession with the psychology of the criminal mind, and the human cost of criminal activity, pays off handsomely yet again"

    Irish Times
  • "It is a sign of Fossum's sophistication that the reader comes to empathise with the teenaged tormentor - a deliberate ploy which makes the double-twist ending all the more shocking"

    Sunday Telegraph
  • "Fossum's Norway is an apposite setting for a long dark night of the soul"

  • "With a focus on characters and the impacts of crime, Fossum’s psychological thrillers will appeal, in particular, to fans of Anne Holt and Henning Mankell"