“Elegant storytelling and a fine sense of place. Robert Daws is an exciting addition to the canon of 21st Century crime writers.”
~ Peter James, bestselling author of the Inspector Roy Grace detective series

“Murder, espionage and intrigue. All the hallmarks of a top crime thriller. John LeCarré meets Ian Rankin on the set of Death in Paradise. Sublime.”
Adam Croft, bestselling author of Her Last Tomorrow and the Knight Culverhouse detective series

“Robert Daws takes the reader on an intriguing journey through a house of mirrors to a truly gripping climax.”
Hugh Fraser, Captain Hastings in ITV’s ‘Agatha Christie’s Poirot’ and bestselling author of Harm and Threat

“Robert Daws has masterfully woven the exposure of Gibraltarian wartime secrets with the opulence of 21st Century movie making, threaded together by a series of ruthless murders. The pace is exhausting and the characters stunning. A brilliant tale that will have you gripped.”
Graham Bartlett, Former Police Chief Superintendent and co-author of Dead Man Knocking


“With plenty of twists and mystery to keep readers on their toes, this novel also weaves in the beauty and uniqueness of Gibraltar, making it all come to life for the reader. The Rock Murder Mysteries by Robert Daws is an exciting and vibrant new crime series and I cannot wait to read more!”  ~ 4.5 Stars from @BooksOfAllKinds

“[The Poisoned Rock] is full of mystery and twists and turns; none of which I guessed until they were revealed. The author really brought to life the places I have seen [in Gibraltar]… and left me yearning for a return visit.”  ~ 4 Stars from Bibliophilebookclub

“The Poisoned Rock is very much a novel filled with mystery and suspense. The author kept me guessing throughout.” ~ 4 Stars from Bytheletterbookreviews


“[The Rock] had me glued from start to finish and have since read it several more times.”

“I found myself whisked away from a cold, grey English day to bask in the sun of Gibraltar.”

“black humour skillfully interwoven with suspense”

“well told, clever and smattered with unexpected twists”