• "Doyle's lyrical writing is rich in old fashioned speech patterns, detailed evocative descriptions and fierce action sequences. It all makes for fresh, original writing"

    Irish Times
  • "His talent for prose [is] at once poetic and excitingly rough. Doyle's language vibrates with unexpected music - just like the slice of ancient stone in the story, beneath which resonates a horse's skull"

  • "A wonderful piece of storytelling. Here are the raw emotions of love, jealousy and a lust for revenge set against a backcloth of the turbulent 1920s in County Wexford"

    Yorkshire Post