'Nick Stone has been described as the London John Grisham. The Verdict... is a rattling good read.'
The Daily Express - The Best New Books of 2014
'Combining an intricately crafted mystery with some fantastically tense court scenes, this is a quite brilliant thriller'.
'This is terrific stuff... an unrelenting narrative grip right up to its courtroom climax'
Barry Forshaw - The Daily Express
'Grips the attention from start to finish.'
'You've got to read this... It's why they invented books'.
Jon Wise - The Sport
'A really exciting British legal thriller - now, that's not something that comes along every month. Nick Stone's The Verdict combines tense courtroom scenes with plenty of out of court action... I loved it'.
The Morning Star
'One of our greatest crime novelists, Nick Stone takes on the legal thriller with this muscular and compelling novel . . . A brilliant look at loyalty and justice, this is the best British legal thriller for years'
‘I loved it. Immediately engrossed I could hardly bear to put it down. … So well written and absolutely moving at a perfect pace, with some really terrific characters … This was a well-drawn and compelling mystery thriller.’
Goodreads/Liz Loves Books.com
'A gripping thriller'
N.J. Cooper - Bookoxygen
'Packs a greater punch even than his previous books'
'A great legal thriller'
'It makes c0mplusive reading, and there's great pace and tension in the constant shifting of positions and loyalties, and the revelations surrounding the case that make this much more than a simple murder trial'