• "St. Peter's Finger is the kind of book that gave Gladys Mitchell a reputation as one of England's best crime writers"

    United Press International
  • "There are many other good detective writers...there is Gladys Mitchell with her fascinating Mrs Bradley, ugly as a toad and armed with the latest up-to-date theories of psychology"

    Agatha Christie, Guardian
  • "Easily the best woman detective in fiction"

    News Chronicle