kalwriters.com - March 1, 2007
"An awesome book filled with thrills and adventure...impossible to put down."
VOYA - December 15, 2006
"This stark, taut thriller starts off with a bang and does not stop racing...A poignant adventure story [that] will be relished by most teen readers."
Quill & Quire - December 15, 2006
"Teachers in particular will find this text useful."
Booklist - November 1, 2006
"Readers will be drawn by the fast action and the breathless escape adventure, but they'll also respond to the politics of war in Belfast...True to the boy's viewpoint, the betrayal and terrorism is very close, especially in the unforgettable images of what is lost."
KLIATT - November 1, 2006
"It will appeal to reluctant readers, especially males."