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
The writing and plot draw you in and the female-first perspective packs a punch
Brilliantly plotted, with twists that will leave you gasping. This is likely to be the most addictive book you'll read all year.
I absolutely loved it. It's unputdownable, a great mystery and a fantastic read
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
Modern, intelligent and totally gripping. Nicole Kidman TV miniseries is written all over it
Fans of Gone Girl and The Girl on the Train will inhale this in one sitting, as I did
Wonderful . . . a fast-paced psychological thriller and a feminist unpicking of the issues that unite and divide women. I adored it
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
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.
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!
Topical and timely, this buzzing page-turner will have you on the edge of your seat
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.
Seductive. Intelligent. Should have a 'must read' advisory on it
A fast-paced story, you'll be hooked from the first line
A brilliant and clever read
A runaway train ride of a thriller
Brilliant mystery combined with a morality tale
A mystery that's as thought-provoking as it is compelling.
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.
The ultimate page-turner!