• "A cleverly constructed thriller ... not for the faint-hearted."

  • "A compelling read."

    The Herald
  • "With Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore, Matthew Sullivan has written – with great panache and suspense – a smart, twisty crime novel filled with compelling characters set in a world that book-lovers will adore."

    Jess Walter, bestselling author of 'Beautiful Ruins'
  • "A page-turner featuring a heroine bookseller who solves a cold case with clues from books – what is not to love?"

    Nina George, author of 'The Little Paris Bookshop'
  • "This book ticked all the boxes for me: an engaging heroine, an intriguing premise, interesting characters and a plot that involved books, readers and the very darkest human passions. A fantastic, assured debut."

    Elly Griffiths, author of 'Crossing Places'