'Cole is brilliant at portraying the good among the bad, and vice versa, so until the very end we never quite know who to trust. This is the very stuff that makes her so compelling'
'A hard-hitting and gritty read'
'Martina Cole explores the shady criminal underworld, a setting she is fast making her own'
No one writes about East End women and their vagaries like Martina Cole
'A powerful novel that pulls no punches... Cole has an ear for the vernacular of the East End, as well as an ability to portray the viciousness of life at the edge' the Guide
'Gritty novel from an author who knows intimately the world she writes about'
'Right from the start [Cole] has enjoyed unqualified approval for her distinctive and powerfully written fiction'
'The story will grip you from the first pages'