A beautifully crafted, evocative psychological thriller . . . dark, poetic, gripping, totally brilliant.
Brilliant . . . Kelly creates an atmosphere as claustrophobic as a summer commute, which permeates the narrative and keeps the reader hooked.
A gripping debut, this thriller has a creeping sense of unease.
A psychological thriller that will give you chills.
A really great read
A shadowy, impeccably told tale of passion, friendship and murder.
A tense, twisting thriller . . . Atmospheric and gripping, it will keep you guessing to the end
A terrific suspense debut, reminiscent of another British woman's auspicious bow: Daphne Du Maurier's Rebecca . . . This one gets the writer's ultimate bit of praise: I wish I had written it.
A wonderfully tense and foreboding thriller that is at the same time a clever, considered study of desire and a good old-fashioned page-turner.
An author with an eye for the truly creepy.
Gripping . . . you won't put it down
Tense to the end
The dark world of psychological thrillers has a bright new voice . . . [a] twisted, brooding, creepy debut.
The writing is elegant, atmospheric and sophisticated.
Unusually good . . . an author who instinctively knows how to tell a suspense story (think early Barbara Vine)
With forensic attention to detail, this mystery is all-consumingly addictive.