Tightly plotted, tense and with an unexpected twist, it's the book of the summer
Taking the locked room mystery to a new, white-knuckle extreme, this is electrifying
Surprising twists propel the story to an unexpected finale. Mackintosh has raised her game
A banger of a book with a truly agonising 'what would you do?'
Always a compelling storyteller, ex-cop Clare Mackintosh has devised the year's most intriguing high-concept plot
A thrilling, chilling gut punch of a book
A smart pay-off
A thrilling rollercoaster of a story. It'll leave you breathless
When Clare Mackintosh goes high concept, she doesn't mess around . . . A true page-turner that will have producers lining up with movie offers
Why did no one warn me how bloody addictive it is?
Feels like a blockbuster movie; edge of seat, nail biting, propulsive, compulsive, thrilling and just so beautifully done
I dare anyone to read this high-octane, tense thriller on a flight
Buckle up for some edge-of-your-plane-seat action with this read-in-one-sitting thriller!
A nail-biter of a thriller with an unexpected gut-punch at the end - a fantastic read!
The ultimate modern take on the classic locked-room thriller . . . proves why [Mackintosh] is the queen of nail-biting suspense
A propulsive read - Hostage will have you questioning 'what would you do?' at every turn
This is an incredibly tense read that has a satisfyingly clever ending
Clare Mackintosh has an enviable talent for creating credible families and putting them in enough jeopardy to make the story fly while stirring up emotions of all kinds
I am still on the floor! I thought I knew where it was going, then I got wrong-footed, then I got whiplash! A mind-blowing read