Alice Quentin is such a warm character - unique, yet very real. I loved the sense of menace too - perfectly thrilling.
The life of each character is so vividly painted that even those in minor roles become intriguing, and the pace never slackens from the first page to the last.
Kate Rhodes is the queen of atmospheric suspense.
Fast paced and harrowing, this gripping novel will leave you guessing until the end
Praise for Kate Rhodes
Great twists, turns and surprises
Alice is a vividly realised protagonist whose complex and harrowing history rivals the central crime storyline
A pacy psychological thriller that makes good use of its London setting
A fast-moving, entertaining mix of sex, suspense and serial killings
Quentin is one of a cast of really believable and entertaining characters and both the plot and the writing keep one thoroughly engaged throughout
Like Nicci French, Kate Rhodes excels at character, pace and sense of place
A terrific new heroine on the block
One of the most absorbing books I've read in a long time. Alice Quentin is such a warm character - unique, yet very real. I loved the sense of menace too - perfectly thrilling.
An enjoyably scary chiller
Atmospheric and suspenseful
Psychological thriller writing at its best - an evocative read which draws you in and holds your attention all the way
The plot has more twists and turns than the path of the legendary river and flows along just as swiftly. We couldn't put it down!
Alice is a wonderfully rounded female protagonist who is vividly written, emotionally accessible and strong. Peppered with false trails, the reader is guessing the killer's identity right up to the last minute. This is a bone chilling read that will grip you from beginning to end