'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'
'Gritty novel from an author who knows intimately the world she writes about'
No one writes about East End women and their vagaries like Martina Cole
'Martina Cole explores the shady criminal underworld, a setting she is fast making her own'
'Right from the start [Cole] has enjoyed unqualified approval for her distinctive and powerfully written fiction'
'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
'The story will grip you from the first pages'