• Ingenious… a maelstrom of a suspense story.

    Washington Post
  • Pacey and vivid, this is a delicate, merciless probing of a topic as unsettling as it is intriguing, with no pat answers.

    The Guardian
  • A rivetingly nasty psychological duel.

    Sunday Times
  • [An] excellent debut… Darling Rose Gold briskly moves with surprising twists as Wrobel delivers assured character studies.

  • There is nary a false move in the novel, which is streaked with mordant wit.

    Chicago Tribune
  • With genuine menace seeping from every twist and turn, the two central characters inhabit every page with captivating ferocity, and the denouement is worthy of Patricia Highsmith at her finest: quite superb.

    Daily Mail
  • Sure to be one of the most unique books of the new year.

  • In her crisp, chilling and original debut, Wrobel serves up a twisted mother-daughter relationship in this expertly plotted, sensational tale of obsession, forgiveness and revenge. Beautifully written and endlessly haunting, The Recovery of Rose Gold announces the arrival of a new star in the genre.

  • This is a dazzlingly dark revenge novel, a genuinely fresh and original take on the domestic psychological thriller genre; the disturbing story of an evilly twisted mother/daughter relationship.

    Richard & Judy Book Club
  • Wrobel is a fine writer whose two peculiar protagonists are rendered with empathy, plausibility and flashes of acid humour.

    Toronto Star
  • A gripping mystery.

    Good Housekeeping
  • Can one thriller tell another, “Hold my beer”? Because while Sharp Objects pretty much set the gold standard for twisted mom and daughter thrillers, Darling Rose Gold may be about to give it a run for its money.

    The Amazon Book Review
  • Perfect for fans of Gone Girl and The Girl on the Train . . . set to be next year’s biggest thriller.

    Stylist magazine
  • A taut tale that will keep you guessing until the very end.

    Kirkus Review
  • A diabolically plotted debut. Psychological suspense fans will be well satisfied.

    Publishers Weekly
  • A thorough and delectable novel about class, interfamilial relationships, and the limits of forgiveness.

  • You will find this twisty portrayal of betrayal, brokenness and reckoning utterly fascinating.

    The Globe and Mail
  • Wrobel’s debut explores a fresh premise in a story that does not shy away from dark and disturbing scenes. Patty and Rose Gold are complicated, well-developed characters whose motivations are subtle and difficult to foresee. This dynamic results in a story that leaves readers guessing to the end and should be a draw for fans of psychological thrillers.

  • I defy any reader to work out what these two spectacularly unreliable narrators are up to, before all is revealed in a suitably shocking denouement.

    Readers Digest UK
  • Oh, this is good… If you’re a fan of psychological thrillers then this inventive debut will quickly finds its creepy way into your heart.

    Canadian Living
  • This is more than a crime novel, more than a thriller, and more than ever there has to be resolution. Suspense is swamped by dread. You know how it must end but you too have fallen for the most cunning plotter to turn a slow burn into a conflagration. An appalling story with a brilliant denouement, this is a fine debut. Wrobel is a woman to watch.

    Shots Magazine
  • Sensationally good – two complex characters power the story like a nuclear reaction, and won’t let you forget them. Wrobel is one to watch.

    Lee Child, #1 New York Times bestselling author
  • Darling Rose Gold is an absolutely brilliant book; funny, dark, authentic and a total page turner. I loved it.

    Lisa Jewell, New York Times bestselling author of The Family Upstairs
  • It’s rare for something genuinely fresh to come along in this genre, but this book has it all – a killer premise, twisty plotting, crisp writing and compelling characters. Dazzling, dark and utterly delicious.

    JP Delaney, New York Times bestselling author of The Girl Before
  • Two extraordinary narrators drive the nail-biting action in this sensational, compulsively readable debut. A tour de force of captivating psychological suspense.

    Gilly Macmillan, New York Times bestselling author of The Nanny
  • One of the most captivating and disturbing thrillers I’ve read this year. An astonishing debut.

    Samantha Downing, USA Today bestselling author of My Lovely Wife
  • Darling Rose Gold is an original, stunning debut! Masterful crafting of a split time-frame and utterly compelling characters will hook readers from the very first page until they finally learn the truth hiding within this chilling mother-daughter relationship. An intelligent, beguiling read that should be at the top of every reader’s list.

    Wendy Walker, USA Today bestselling author of The Night Before
  • I absolutely devoured Darling Rose Gold! …I couldn’t get enough of Patti and Rose Gold, alternating my opinion of them at the same speed that I was turning the pages! A fabulous read!

    Sandie Jones, author of Reese Witherspoon book club pick The Other Woman
  • Takes twisted mum and daughter relationships to a whole new level. Think Misery meets Sharp Objects.

    CJ Tudor, Sunday Times bestselling author of The Chalk Man
  • Wrobel writes a fascinating and thrilling debut that looks deeply into the complicated reasons a mother and daughter choose to hurt each other. A psychological twister that had me completely captivated until the end.

    Diane Les Bescquets, National bestselling author of Breaking Wild
  • More than a page-turner—although it’s undoubtedly that—Darling Rose Gold plumbs the depths of this poisoned mother-daughter relationship, asking probing questions about why we all hurt the ones we love. An explosive debut from a thrilling new voice.

    Kirstin Chen, author of Bury What We Cannot Take
  • I inhaled this book. Darling Rose Gold delves so deep into family dysfunction that we are left gasping as the last pages turn. Compelling, intriguing, beautifully written and paced like a roller coaster ride, cancel all your plans when you pick up this terrific book.

    Liz Nugent, bestselling author of Unraveling Oliver and Lying in Wait
  • I love it. Fascinating, immersive, whip-smart, with a supremely clever ending that left me gasping.

    Melanie Golding, author of Little Darlings
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