• A great storyteller . . . It is a tense and gripping read, beautifully imagined'

    The Times
  • Sensitive but provocative . . . confirms Robertson as one of Scotland's great contemporary storytellers

  • Powered by action and mystery, and profoundly invested in the emotional lives of its characters

  • Robertson again proves himself to be one of Scotland's best writers and one of the best writers in the world at exploring the traumas, upheavals, and political currents that form modern Scotland

    The Skinny
  • Superb. A mystery thriller, a haunting evocation of grief

    Daily Mail
  • Impressive, brilliant, terrific

    Sunday Telegraph