• "A contemporary Patricia Highsmith"

    Irish Times
  • "Fossum writes humane thrillers which perturb and chill"

  • "Fossum's intelligence not often found in the pages of crime fiction"

    Donna Leon, Sunday Times
  • "A superb writer of psychological suspense"

    New York Times
  • "There’s always something dark hovering on the edge of the page, something about getting what you wish for and the crushing irony when that gift proves your undoing"

    New York Times Book Review