Reviews

  • Sultry, atmospheric and unsettling - a book to lose yourself in this summer

    Erin Kelly
  • I cannot stop thinking about The Heatwave. The writing and the atmosphere, the darkness, the beautiful French setting, the characters...Outstanding. An absolute page-turner

    Rosie Walsh
  • A sultry, gorgeously written and hugely atmospheric thriller with a dark, compelling mystery at its heart

    Lucy Foley, bestselling author of The Hunting Party
  • Tense and deliciously atmospheric, it unravels a mother-daughter relationship with a growing sense of menace.

    Emma Rous
  • Vivid descriptions of the French setting and a gloriously unsettling feeling that keeps on intensifying.

    Emily Koch
  • Evocative, compelling, intoxicating and - despite the scorching Provencal sun - utterly chilling. I loved it

    Tammy Cohen
  • A fiercely compelling, gorgeously atmospheric story of fierce, impossible love. It gets you into its grip and will not let go. The beautiful writing and rich understanding of a mother's scarred relationship with a long lost child add a unique power to the tense mystery. Haunting

    Gytha Lodge
  • A clever, compelling story. I loved it so much. Such beautiful writing and an atmosphere that builds in tension until its explosive end. This will be everyone's summer read.

    Clare Empson
  • Kate is at the height of her storytelling powers in this dark tale of a mother's love for her child at any cost. The heat soaked through every page. Lyrical and edgy, it bridges the gap between the literary and the hottest of summer reads with ease

    Amanda Reynolds
  • Intriguing characters, haunting descriptions, and pages humming with heat, secrets and suspense. I loved it

    Dinah Jefferies