Vivid and terrifying
— Paula Hawkins, author of The Girl on the Train
A tense, surprising and elegantly crafted novel
— Ian McGuire, author of The North Water
A richly told and utterly compelling tale
— Kate Hamer, author of The Girl in the Red Coat
 
Underdown…. allows us to see inside the hearts of both monster and victims while never letting us forget that throughout history women’s stories have too often been told by men
— Melanie Benjamin, author of The Swans of Fifth Avenue