Reviews

  • Timely, tense and original . . . Written with gritty authenticity, this is compelling and important

    Heat
  • A daring concept executed to perfection, a hypnotic and authentic voice, and questions for us to answer as readers and people

    Lee Child
  • A searing, heart-breaking, genre-bending crime novel that triumphantly reconfigures the traditional whodunnit into something remarkable

    RUTH WARE
  • You Don't Know Me is a brave debut by a barrister . . . an impressively original courtroom drama

    The Times
  • A startlingly original courtroom drama . . . perfectly executed, gripping the reader from the first sentence with the defendant's unique voice and not letting go until a surprising twist at the end. Mahmood is most definitely one to watch * * * * *

    Daily Express
  • You'll never guess the ending

    The Sun
  • It's the voice that does it: edgy, conflicted, desperately urgent. A startlingly confident and deft debut

    Tana French
  • You've never read anything quite like this

    Barry Forshaw, Financial Times
  • The defendant's narrative is beguiling, philosophical, vulnerable

    Sunday Express
  • An eye-opening, slick and compulsive thriller with an important message and unique writing

    Adam Deacon, actor, writer, rapper, director, star of, Kidulthood and Adulthood