• "Rendell deploys her unadorned prose style to create memorable characters and nail-biting suspense."

    Sunday Times
  • "This is a rip-roaring crime caper that will have you on the edge of your seat and will keep you guessing until the very last pages."

    Daily Express
  • "Probably the greatest living crime writer in the world"

    Ian Rankin
  • "As a page-turner there are few who can match Ruth"

    Colin Dexter
  • "Unequivocally, the most brilliant mystery writer of our time. She magnificently triumphs in a style that is uniquely hers and mesmerising"

    Patricia Cornwell