Reviews

  • Extraordinary. A rich and deep portrait. . . a gripping read

    Guardian
  • Bailey has an extraordinary talent for bringing history to life and The Lost Boys is as thrilling as any novel

    Daily Mail
  • Remarkable . . . The Lost Boys is a powerful, engrossing story of a journey into the heart of darkness and final escape from it

    Sunday Times
  • Bailey has a knack for bringing characters to life . . . Fascinating

    Times
  • Bailey has an extraordinary ability to penetrate right to the heart of a family and uncover often painful stories. An important book [that] reads like a terrifying thriller

    Daily Telegraph
  • Compelling. A remarkable piece of research which throws a bright shaft of light on powerful people, hypocrisy and the First World War

    Guardian on 'The Secret Rooms'
  • Gripping. Reads like the best kind of mystery story.

    Sunday Times on 'The Secret Rooms'
  • Extraordinary, fascinating, harrowing. A truly compelling read

    Sunday Telegraph on 'Black Diamonds'
  • Black Diamonds has the great gift of bringing to life personal histories...wonderfully paced and wholly satisfying

    Kate Atkinson on 'Black Diamonds'