A perfect mix of mystery, humour and delightfully managed time-travel fantasy.
Written in sinuous, elegant prose with characters that linger in the mind...one of the more interesting debuts this year
A fast-paced page-turner, this is a speculative crime thriller that travels to the heart of a series of gruesome crimes by way of a city and person that have far too many secrets written in blood
There is much to admire and intrigue in this debut novel. It crosses over several genres to offer us a speculative thriller, complete with murder-mystery, police investigation, philosophy, the aesthetics of murder, time-travel and magic. It's inventive, haunting and compelling
[A] well-written, easy to read and compelling thriller