"A gripping, many times disturbing, story of murder and the search for justice in an ancient society at odds with a woman's fight for independence."—Kathleen Kent, Author of The Heretic's Daughter
"Zoë Ferraris delivers the Muslim The Da Vinci Code. It kept me up at night. I loved it!"—Ranya Idliby, Co-author of The Faith Club
"An intense and thoughtful thriller."—Kate Furnivall, Author of The Girl from Junchow
"Superb....Ferraris is one of the most important new voices in crime fiction."—Michael Koryta, Author of So Cold the River
"A fascinating, insightful, and remarkably balanced look inside a society unfamiliar to most readers."—Jenny White, Author of The Winter Thief
"Exhilarating. Ferraris masterfully captures the nuances of the Saudi culture and its women, while brilliantly exposing the conflict between tradition and desire."—Mahbod Seraji, Author of Rooftops of Tehran
"A marvelous book. Ferraris demonstrates the instinctive authority of both an elegant stylist and a born storyteller."—David Corbett, Author of Do They Know I'm Running?
"Taut and intelligent, set against a troubling backdrop of brutality, oppression and searing desert heat."—Anne Zouroudi, Author of The Messenger of Athens