A particularly potent blend of terror and horror... not only grips her readers by the scruff of the neck but takes a firm hold on their intestines, too. - The Times
This is the fifth book in the Jack Caffery series and could well be the best ... A clever, stomach-churning, fast-paced, top-notch thriller - Sunday Express
Where she differs from her peers is her almost outlandish imagination. Hayder pushes the boundaries of what's been said and written before... Brilliantly perceptive portrayals of the victims and very clever, sympathetic plotting, not to mention an acute capturing of police procedure - Gone is Mo Hayder's most compulsive thriller yet. - Daily Mirror
Mo Hayder is not a woman to be trifled with. Her haute couture look belies her lacerating prose. - Independent
Hayder is one of the most skilled crime writers at escalating unbearable tension...nothing short of brilliant - DAILY MAIL
She could write a pamphlet on paint drying and make it a fascinating tale. - Karin Slaughter, Woman&Home, Aug 2010
Mo Hayder has written some of the most terrifying crime thrillers you will ever read. Her first novel, Birdman, was hailed as a 'first-class shocker' by the Guardian and her follow-up, The Treatment was voted by the Times one of 'the top ten most scary thrillers ever written'
Mo's books are 100% authentic, drawing on her long research association with several UK police forces and on her personal encounters with criminals and prostitutes. She now lives in England's West Country and is a full-time writer.