A vivid new hero in this satisfyingly dark and tense thriller. The Independent
Voted by the Queen of Icelandic Crime Yrsa Sigurdardottir as one of her Best Books of 2015 for the Sunday Times Crime Club. Compelling characters, a gripping plot, superb pacing and heart, something many books in the genre sorely lack.
Taut storytelling and razor-sharp dialogue. The Mail
Named as one of Marie Claire's Best Thrillers of 2015: Read it on your commute and you'll be looking over your shoulder the whole way home.
High drama and thrills kept credible by well-drawn characters. Sunday Times Crime Club
Pacey stand-alone thriller . . . delicious twists and turns. S Magazine
A hard-as-nails standalone thriller. Peterborough Telegraph
The Sun: A rollercoaster ride involving corruption, surveillance and espionage as Ryan uncovers an international conspiracy of the highest order.
Masterful plotting and superb characterisation. Could The Silent Room herald the start of a very special new crime series? Lancashire Evening Post.
I'd like to thank all of the above and the many crime bloggers who have reviewed the book.