A dazzling debut in thriller-writing: fast paced, gripping and full of atmosphere
A chilling, mesmerising debut thriller. S. J. Bolton is one to watch.
Grabs from the very beginning and holds on tight
CSI-meets-The Wicker Man . . . there is enough forensic pathology, both animal and human, to keep even fans of Patricia Cornwell happy . . . Sharon Bolton grabs the reins and steers it home by cranking up the suspense with a skill that is remarkable for a first novel.
Sharon Bolton hits the ground running . . . a CSI-meets-The Wicker Man thriller with an intelligent and feisty heroine . . . I had an idea that S. J. Bolton could plot. And she can, like the best
Fairy legends associated with island races are fascinating - and none more so than the Kunal Trows of the Shetlands . . Sharon Bolton has hit the ground running in this debut novel.
Nottingham Evening Post
Impressive debut . . Bolton creates an unsettling, claustrophobic atmosphere of brooding menace as the plot unfolds, giving us a mystery thriller that hits all the right buttons
Yorkshire Evening Post
Part forensic-thriller, part medical-thriller, Sacrifice combines both elements to great effect in this atmospheric and original debut
This slick, fast moving thriller has a cracking opening scene and goes on to develop into a gripping story of intrigue and adventure . . . An interesting and skilful debut
MARGARET YORKE (CWA Diamond Dagger winner)
Pulsating story...twists and turns on every page...a thriller not to be read alone!
Lancashire Evening Post
Splendidly crafted, deeply disturbing first novel...will deservedly be a bestseller