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  • Hilary Boyd nails family dynamics and misplaced loyalties with pin-sharp precision in an impressibly well-written tale

    Daily Express
  • A compelling domestic noir

  • Praise for Hilary Boyd

  • Boyd is as canny as Joanna Trollope at observing family life - and better than Trollope at jokes

    Daily Mail
  • Smart, with true-to-life characters whose dilemmas will tear at your heartstrings

    Sunday Mirror
  • Poignant, well observed and wonderfully written, this is a bit of a heart-string puller

  • A warm and well-written case for love affairs in later life

    Daily Telegraph
  • Deeply emotional

    Sunday Post
  • I was ripping through this book . . . addictive

    Evening Standard
  • Boyd gets under the skin of her characters to show that falling in love isn't limited to the young

    Sunday Express

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