"A rousing nautical adventure ... Finch’s descriptions of life at sea are so fascinating it’s a shame Lenox must bring this case to an end."
-- The New York Times
"Agatha Christie meets Patrick O’Brian in Finch’s accomplished fifth whodunit set in Victorian England ... the best in the series to date."
-- Publishers Weekly (Starred Review)
"An agreeable spin on the classic locked-room mystery yarn; it’s Murder on the Orient Express as reimagined by Patrick O’Brian."
-- Daniel Stashower, AARP
"The murder mystery that Finch weaves keeps readers guessing...an intriguing read on several levels."
-- The Seattle Times