Journalist Walden's debut is a cracking feminist revenge thriller that rips along, full of tension and drama. Telling the story from the three women's separate points of view means well-developed characters and acres of room for deception, suspense and a neat twist in the tail
I think every working woman will relate to this story. I was enraged in places and cheering certain characters on, then questioning my own judgement. An intelligent, thought-provoking and highly topical story with some great twists.
With assured writing and a deftly-handled plot, Payday is a page turner that will provoke many a debate
I absolutely loved it. It's unputdownable, a great mystery and a fantastic read
A runaway train ride of a thriller
Clever, compelling and chillingly plausible, Payday is a deftly plotted thriller that ratchets up the tension right until the final couldn't-see-it-coming twist.
A fast-paced story, you'll be hooked from the first line
The ultimate page-turner!
Seductive. Intelligent. Should have a 'must read' advisory on it
A mystery that's as thought-provoking as it is compelling.
Wonderful . . . a fast-paced psychological thriller and a feminist unpicking of the issues that unite and divide women. I adored it
A brilliant and clever read
Brilliant mystery combined with a morality tale
Topical and timely, this buzzing page-turner will have you on the edge of your seat
Fans of Gone Girl and The Girl on the Train will inhale this in one sitting, as I did
Compulsively readable . . . fans of Liz Nugent's Unravelling Oliver will find much to enjoy in a novel that is provocatively complex as it explores the grey areas that exist between right and wrong.
The writing and plot draw you in and the female-first perspective packs a punch
With complex female characters spiralling out of control, Payday is tense, full of twists, and impossible to put down
A satisfyingly nuanced take on the #MeToo novel . . . fearless, stylish, suspenseful and immensely entertaining
Slick, shrewd and wildly entertaining, Payday is the very definition of a one-sitting read. Nuanced, believable characters drive this dynamite plot to its unexpected end. Prepare to be wrong-footed at every turn!
Sensational. Full of twists and turns and ambushes that keep you guessing up until the very last page. PAYDAY is the best book you will read all year about where men and women are right now.
Modern, intelligent and totally gripping. Nicole Kidman TV miniseries is written all over it