Reviews

  • So refreshing. A thriller, a page-turner, thoughtful and thought-provoking

    Sabine Durrant, bestselling author of Lie With Me
  • Sterling work . . . an astutely written, complex debut . . . even seasoned genre aficionados will be surprised . . . an assured outing

    Guardian
  • Cunning . . . will have your brain working in overdrive as you try to second guess Natasha Bell's ingenious plot and as you reflect on her thought-provoking observations on art, love and family life

    S Magazine, Sunday Express
  • 2018's most gripping psychological thriller

    Stylist
  • Gripping, intriguing and incredibly satisfying, this book confounds your expectations and keeps you guessing to the end

    WI Life
  • This smart, mirror maze of a thriller bristles with sharp edges, twisting familiar Gone Girl themes into Bell's own intense creation

    Kirkus
  • A taut and spellbinding look at creative darkness and the price we pay when art bleeds into real life. I couldn't put this book down!

    Amy Engel, author of The Roanoke Girls
  • A moody, gut-wrenching tale of domestic ennui, feminism, and identity, recommended for literary-thriller devotees and book groups

    Booklist
  • Although her account indicates that she is being held captive, this may be just another faked element in a text fascinatingly permeated by ambiguity . . . the entire novel could be an art project

    The Sunday Times
  • Beautifully insidious, a novel that outwits expectation at every turn

    Costa prize-winning author of Golden Hill

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