Reviews

  • Gripping alternative history . . . Ingeniously plotted, with storytelling that's full of heart

    Daily Telegraph
  • This richly imagined thriller is set in an alternate past . . . Tightly plotted, tense and set in a chillingly plausible world

    Sunday Mirror
  • A taut, psychological thriller with a plausible twist, Rubin's debut novel does not disappoint . . . an extraordinary but believable tale of corruption, power play and black-market racketeering . . . Well researched and imaginative, Rubin's alternative history novel creates an eerie landscape full of menace . . . Writing with panache and creative flair, Rubin breathes credibility into a disturbing 'what if' scenario. Chilling and intriguing in equal measures

    The Lady
  • An interesting take on the 'What if we'd lost World War II?' debate. A gripping and well-imagined yarn

    Sun
  • Rubin paints a shocking picture of what might have happened had we lost the Second World War and been invaded first by the Nazis and then the Soviet army. It's an edgy ride, a reminder that we should not take our freedom for granted

    Peterborough Evening Telegraph
  • Far more than an intellectual exercise - it is a gripping story, with heart

    Daily Telegraph, Best Thrillers of the Year
  • A riveting story of betrayal, corruption and dark secrets, set against the backdrop of a divided Britain

    Choice Magazine
  • A tight and compelling thriller

    SFX

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