Dating scams are the subject of Peter James’s Dead at First Sight, in which a series of lonely people looking for a partner online are targeted by fraudsters...
James writes with verve about a very modern species of crime, even if his endless parade of vigilantes, flashy fraudsters and a bumbling hitman feel like pantomime villains.
The Book of Science and Antiquities
"It would be a crime to give away anything more, but the end of this beautiful novel made me cry. Jones writes with intelligence and a lively wit, but there’s more — a warmth that forces you to care about these people as if you had met them...."
— The Times
3 out of 5