"Think of Plato's Republic with a
body count" The Sunday Times
"A hugely entertaining fantasy...engagingly
imagined" The Times
"An intricate web...Johnston is a
Fawkes amongst plotters" The Observer
"Fascinating and thought-provoking"
Val McDermid, Manchester Evening News
"A thrilling hunt-the-psycho novel
with countless twists" Ian Rankin, Scotland on Sunday
"Remarkable...shows that crime fiction
can not only be thrilling but intellectually exciting as well"
"An excellent satire, and good thriller
to boot" Daily Telegraph
"A thoroughly entertaining chase novel...an
intriguing backdrop...a first-rate hero. Offbeat but on target,
this is one exciting debut." Publishers Weekly (starred
"You'll see why Johnston's bone-chilling
dystopia took Britain's John Creasey Award for the year's best crime
debut" Kirkus Reviews
"Original and exciting" Chicago
"A natural for Blade Runner fans."