The tension is screwed ever tighter until the final shocking outcome
A great read and an involving thriller
Statistics show that more and more women are committing acts of "family annihilation". In THE POINT OF RESCUE Sophie Hannah tackles this distressing subject with sensitivity, while spinning a cracking story
This disturbing tale is a cut above the average crime thriller, with an intelligent and inventive plot that raises questions about identity, guilt and the taboo of unfulfilling motherhood
Hannah is an expert in creepy scenarios and plot twists that keep you guessing until the last page. The tension doesn't slacken for a second
Sophie Hannah's ingenious, almost surreal mysteries are so intricately constructed that it's impossible to guess how they will end . . . A compelling and disquieting story, told with the author's usual panache
Hannah doesn't allow the tension to slacken for a second in this addictive, brilliantly chilling thriller.
'It's always nice to be surprised and one place you don't expect to be surprised is in an ITV1 cop drama . . . It's a cracking plot, both gripping and unguessable. As excitement and chases go, this is first-class stuff.'
Hannah has established herself as a writer of offbeat thrillers that skillfully play on contemporary anxieties about motherhood and marriage. What keeps one reading is the creepy plausibility the author brings to her portrayal of a mind unhinged by the demands of parenthood
'A really absorbing little mystery'
'Smoothly escalating tension'
Every so often a writer comes along whose freshness and originality blows the competition out of the water...Genuinely gripping, full of the unseen and yet fitting twists and turns that make good quality crime fiction such a pleasure
Tension, thy name is Sophie Hannah. In THE POINT OF RESCUE, murder, false identity and infidelity are thet tools Hannah deploys to create a plausible but edge-of-your-seat read
I'm surprised I had any nails left by the end of this addictive thriller
'Based on the books by Sophie Hannah, who I am a huge fan of . . . nice dynamic, good characters, very well written . . . having read the book I cannot think of a better adaptation of a brilliant novel - very classy and classically done.'
Hannah constructs a thriller that twists and turns satisfyingly through a series of ever-more surprising revelations
For those who demand emotional intelligence and literary verve from their thrillers, Sophie Hannah is the writer of choice. THE POINT OF RESCUE, her third, combines a creepily irresistible page-turner with an exploration of motherhood's taboos
Praise for Case Sensitive and Sophie Hannah
Sophie Hannah just gets better and better, with experience adding rocket fuel to her already high-octane yarns . . . Brilliantly cunning and entirely unpredictable