A jewel in the traditional English detective mode... Ms. Morse has arrived
Imogen Quy positively sparkles on the page as an amateur sleuth.
In Imogen Quy, the author has created an admirable detective heroine, as unabashed as she is unaffected.
Paton Walsh plots deftly and writes intelligently . . . Sayers' many fans will be delighted.
Jill Paton Walsh demonstrates that the traditional ingredients of the woman sleuth, the academic background and a clever puzzle are still capable of being arranged into an entertaining and stimulating crime novel.