The Halifax Reading List, by Trevor Adams, Publisher, Halifax Magazine - The Top Five Definitive Books of Halifax.
"Callow, however, has quickly skyrocketed to popular success with a series set here in Halifax..."
Going Criminal: Crime Fiction Highlights from 2010, by Chad Pelley, Atlantic Publishers Today.
"The summer of 2010 also saw Pamela Callow burst onto the crime scene with her thriller, Damaged (Mira books)Ö"
"Lawyer Kate Lange is back with another case that will test her courtroom skills, judgment and nerves. The suspense is intense, the action shocking and the plot intriguing. The insidious villain destroys a life, a reputation and a family, all as part of a chilling plan."
"Do yourself a favor and jump in the middle of these amazing books. You won't be able to put them down until the final page."
"Indefensible is a one-seat read!" 4.5 stars
"I try not to use any type of rating system in my reviews, but in this instance, Iím making an exception. This book rates a rare Gold Star. Make that five of them."
"Pamela Callow enters the illustrious realms of favoured suspense/thriller authors after turning out a brilliant 2nd book in the Kate Lange series."
"Indefensible is a superbly plotted and suspenseful thriller, with solid characters and a riveting, dynamic storyline."
"Itís exciting, heart-breaking, and filled with an emotional weight that will have you turning those pages until you finish."
"Saying it's action-packed is a bit of an understatement. It's the kind of book you buy on Friday and stay up all night reading."
-- The Chronicle Herald
"...this debut novel by a member of the Nova Scotia bar is one utterly complete, complex and convincing book that has one hooked from the first line...while this is a thriller, well-written and with a great plot, it is one that defies categorising. While the mystery may be medical with sophisticated and high technology required to improve lives, itís dark and dangerously suspenseful..."
"...a stunning, stirring debut... masterfully-crafted with passion and precision... Kate Lange is a keeper..."
-- Stephen Patrick Clare, The Book Club, Halifax
"Extremely well plotted, Callow's debut novel is a hybrid of a police procedural and medical thriller. Heroine Kate Lange is a standout character, and readers will certainly look forward to reading her further adventures."
-- RT Book Reviews; 4 out of 4.5 stars
"Pamela Callow's debut thriller, Damaged, is every bit as exciting as books by many New York Times bestselling authors... This tightly wound thriller springs through an intricately woven plot to keep the reader anticipating and squirming to the last pages."
"Pamela Callow's debut thriller Damaged reminded me of the best of Robin Cook: lightning paced, innovative, topical...and most of all, frightening. Part medical mystery, part bloody thriller, here is a debut that had me flipping pages until the wee hours of the morning."
-- James Rollins, New York Times Bestselling Author of The Doomsday Key
"Damaged is a taut, edge-of-the-seat thriller with strong characters and a driving plot that's inspired by emerging health technologies that may end up being, well, very bad for certain people's health. Pamela Callow is Halifax's answer to both John Grisham and Tess Gerritsen."
-- Linwood Barclay, internationally bestselling author of Fear The Worst
"Damaged is a chilling and darkly compelling tale that will grip you from the very first page. Pam Callow delivers a complex and spine-tingling thriller. She is definitely an author to watch."
-- USA Today Bestselling Author Julianne MacLean
"Callow's Halifax is a all dark corners and deep secrets. Kate, her hero, is a bright light through this dense fog. A terrific read. Is it a legal thriller, a medical-science thriller? Hard to say. What's certain is it is a real live thriller and thrill to read."
-- Robert Rotenberg, bestselling author of Old City Hall, Dagger Award Nominee
"Taut, tense, and relentlessly chilling. From glittering law offices to glistening bio-tech laboratories to the grit of grisly back streets, this fast- paced thriller is the definition of page-turner: you can't wait to find out what happens -- but you're not sure you want to know."
-- Hank Phillippi Ryan, Agatha-winning author
"A compelling page-turner... Pamela Callow is a rising star."
-- Rick Mofina, bestselling author of Six Seconds