"Nantucket and its impenetrable, secretive fog and characters come to life in Mathews's capable hands."
—Diane Mott Davidson
"Mathews uses her setting and its unique population skillfully."
—The San Diego Union-Tribune
"Detective Merry Folger comes across as a real person, albeit a smart one, with doubts and concerns."
—The Denver Post
"Merry Folger sails surely through choppy seas of murder, insurance fraud and infidelity in her second outing . . . Mathews skillfully incorporates close-knit relationships, small-town gossip and a salty Nantucket flavor."