“Claire Askew takes us away from the obvious plot and asks us tantalising questions… the three women… form an absorbing psychological trio for Askew’s thought-provoking, upsetting entry into crime fiction.” (The Times)

_ATHT“Splendid debut… thoughtful and well-written.” (The Guardian)

“You’ll be gripped by the unexpected truths that emerge. Compelling.” (Marie Claire)

“Compellingly written, in DI Birch it also has a heroine you can’t help but root for.” (Daily Mail)