The Cuckoo's Calling reminds me why I fell in love with crime fiction in the first place - Val McDermidOne of the most unique and compelling detectives I've come across in years - Mark BillinghamOne of the best crime novels I have ever read - Alex GrayIn a rare feat, Galbraith combines a complex and compelling sleuth and an equally well-formed and unlikely assistant with a baffling crime in his stellar debut . . . Readers will hope to see a lot more of this memorable sleuthing team - Publishers Weekly, starred reviewEverytime I put this book down, I looked forward to reading more. Galbraith writes at a gentle pace, the pages rich with description and with characters that leap out of them. I loved it. He is a major new talent - Peter JamesLaden with plenty of twists and distractions, this debut ensures that readers will be puzzled and totally engrossed for quite a spell - Library JournalGalbraith's characterisation is splendid and pops off the page, and his sense of place is rich and intense . . . I look forward to reading more about Cormoran Strike. He is fascinating to say the least - ShotsFull and original characters . . . a really good, solid mystery - Morning Star
Robert Galbraith is a pseudonym for J.K. Rowling, bestselling author of the Harry Potter series and The Casual Vacancy. All four Strike novels, The Cuckoo's Calling, The Silkworm, Career of Evil and Lethal White, topped the national and international bestseller lists and the series has been adapted for television, produced by Bronte Film and Television.