Very engaging as well as ingenious, and the unraveling of the mystery is excellently done - Scotsman - Allan Massie
Well constructed, fast-paced, Jardine's narrative has many an ingenious twist and turn - Observer
Remarkably assured, raw-boned, a tour de force - New York Times
After an eventful career as a spin doctor to the powerful, rich and notorious, fifteen years ago Quintin Jardine found that his talents were equally well fitted to the world of crime fiction. Now he is the author of seven Oz Blackstone mysteries as well as thirteen Bob Skinner crime novels.