‘a critically acclaimed corker’ – Irish Times

‘What a delight!. the tang of authenticity comes off every page’ - Daily Mail

‘An edge-of-your-seat thriller! McCarthy cranks the tension like an experienced pro! one of the most likeable heroines I’ve read in a long time’ - Irish Independent

‘Gripping! the tech details ring frighteningly true, the twists in the tight plot are smart!.. a storming debut thriller! in Harry Martinez, the writer has a strong, attractive and super-smart central character who is ripe for another adventure’ - Irish Times

`An absorbing thriller in which brains eventually beat brawn. Harry Martinez could be seen as a female, online James Bond … A fast-moving story makes this Irish writer’s first novel a very good start’ - Literary Review

‘smart debut’ – Irish Times

‘Insider thrills with plot twists aplenty’ – Evening Herald

‘A thrilling read from a promising new author’ - Sun 

‘She knows how to unravel a thriller’ – Irish Independent

‘a central character who is a clear-eyed, nonsentimental soul sister of Val McDermid’s Kate Brannigan or Sara Paretsky’s VI Warshawski’ – Irish Times

‘A thrilling read from cover to cover. Let’s hope there’s more to come from this promising new author.’ – Evening Echo

‘enormous promise’ – Irish Times

‘cracking first thriller’ – Heatseekers

‘impossible to put down’ – The Book Chick

‘page-turning crime thriller in the same vein as Harlan Coben and Lee Child… This is a great first novel from Ava McCarthy and will have you reading into the night.’ – The Gutter Bookshop

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