'Drama both on and off stage that is blood red in tooth and claw.... a first rate crime novel that rises high above the normal standards of the genre'
'Measured, wonderfully memorable, bona fide without ever feeling painstakingly so, and a rollicking good time from end to end, The Newgate Jig is a delight'
'Excellent . . . Ann Featherstone's skilful hand dances a jig of its own in this fine novel, set in the darker side of Victorial London'
'Fans of Sarah Waters will immediately be attracted to this latest offering from Ann Featherstone . . . beautifully written, highly literate but terribly sad'
'Reminiscent of Sarah Waters in style and feel, and full of vibrant characters . . . Very much recommended'