An absorbing debut... The author vividly re-creates the everyday experience of uniformed police... The result is a complex novel that offers rare insights into how the police operate.
Knowledgeable, thoughtful, sensitive and well written... The changing priorities of policing and the evolving prejudices of society in general are ever-present undercurrents in this excellent and thought-provoking novel.
A complex, intelligent, thrilling crime novel by a debut author, from a real serving detective in the Metropolitan Police's murder squad.
Intelligent, atmospheric, captivating - this book draws you in and doesn't let you go. A must read.Rosamund Lupton