An exquisitely written look at the claustrophobic nature of small town life, Mindy Mejia has created an atmospheric psychological thriller, with a central character who will live on in your thoughts after the last page is turned
Mindy Mejia peels away the layers of a small-town crime of passion to leave your heart aching. Sheriff Del Goodman brings a war-weary humanity to a murder investigation that confronts youthful arrogance and presumption, a fear of settling for too little and the tragic force of love. A brilliant crime thriller
An utterly absorbing and original novel that explores the secrets and lies at the centre of a small town in Minnesota. Mindy Mejia is an exciting new voice on the crime scene.
Outstanding . . . quietly breathtaking
Exploits conventional ideas about female manipulation only to challenge them . . . a haunting piece of fiction, full of characters whose self-obsession leads to tragedy
Beautifully told, it is Mejia's first book to be published in Britain and announces her as a future star in crime writing
A gripping mystery
A brilliantly written and intuitive character study . . . at turns heartbreaking and cruelly ironic, a really intense piece of storytelling that digs deep