• "Anthony Horowitz gets away with murder in all sorts of ways and emerges triumphant...but never mind the details; count the laughs"

    Marcel Berlins
  • "This is crime fiction as dazzling entertainment, sustained by writing as skilfully light-footed as Fred Astaire"

    Sunday Times Crime Club, Star Pick
  • "A crime story that keeps you up into the small hours… a page-turning mystery"

  • "With its teasing mix of real and fictional characters, Horowitz’s fast-paced novel remains tantalising to the final page"

    Daily Mail
  • "Clever"

    Good Housekeeping
  • "One of the most creative writers in the country today"

    Jeremy Vine
  • "Anthony Horowitz gets away with murder in all sorts of ways and emerges triumphant"

    The Times, Books of the Year
  • "Huge fun… It’s hard to know why anyone who loves a good mystery wouldn’t thoroughly enjoy the ride"

    Irish Independent
  • "A new Anthony Horowitz novel is always something to look forward to. Anyone who likes a good Midsomer-style murder mystery will love The Sentence is Death"

  • "Sheer genius ... The narrative is hilarious and full of Holmesian clues and deliberate errors which will leave the eagle-eyed reader feeling just a bit smug. A joy from start to finish"


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