Always a compelling storyteller, ex-cop Clare Mackintosh has devised the year's most intriguing high-concept plot
I dare anyone to read this high-octane, tense thriller on a flight
Mackintosh builds [the] dilemma into a rip-roaring finale
Buckle up for some edge-of-your-plane-seat action with this read-in-one-sitting thriller!
Incredibly gripping, incredibly brilliant and incredibly frightening . . . Definitely one of my reads of the year
A banger of a book with a truly agonising 'what would you do?'
Fasten seatbelts for a deliciously turbulent ride with an ace story pilot!
Taking the locked room mystery to a new, white-knuckle extreme, this is electrifying
A tense, convincing, nail-biter of a thriller
The queen of intensely paced thrillers is back with another gripping read
An impossible situation which Clare Mackintosh tackles masterfully
A truly gripping and terrifying story
Fasten your seatbelts. Hostage is a white-knuckle ride that takes the classic locked-room thriller airborne . . . Gripping
A propulsive read - Hostage will have you questioning 'what would you do?' at every turn
Feels like a blockbuster movie; edge of seat, nail biting, propulsive, compulsive, thrilling and just so beautifully done
A thrilling rollercoaster of a story. It'll leave you breathless
Why did no one warn me how bloody addictive it is?
Tightly plotted, tense and with an unexpected twist, it's the book of the summer
Keeps the reader guessing until the final chapter
Hostage has everything: fascinating characters, amazing writing, perfect pace, full of mystery, tension and emotion. An incredible thriller
A smart pay-off
When Clare Mackintosh goes high concept, she doesn't mess around . . . A true page-turner that will have producers lining up with movie offers
So tense you'll feel you're on board - get ready for this thrill ride
I am still on the floor! I thought I knew where it was going, then I got wrong-footed, then I got whiplash! A mind-blowing read
A chilling read that you won't want to put down
A thrilling, chilling gut punch of a book
Page after page of unrelenting suspense . . . hard to put down as readers are willingly lured on by one plot twist after another . . . A gifted writer with a captivating voice
An utterly riveting read - with so many jaw-dropping twists and turns you won't dare unfasten your seatbelt
Clare Mackintosh has an enviable talent for creating credible families and putting them in enough jeopardy to make the story fly while stirring up emotions of all kinds
Surprising twists propel the story to an unexpected finale. Mackintosh has raised her game
We're right there with Mina as she agonizes over what to do. Mackintosh is a pro
A nail-biter of a thriller with an unexpected gut-punch at the end - a fantastic read!
The ultimate modern take on the classic locked-room thriller . . . proves why [Mackintosh] is the queen of nail-biting suspense
This is an incredibly tense read that has a satisfyingly clever ending