• "No one chills the heart like Susan Hill"

    Daily Telegraph
  • "An excellent ghost story… magnificently eerie… compulsive reading"

    Evening Standard
  • "A rattling good yarn, the sort that chills the mind as well as the spine"

  • "Heartstoppingly chilling"

    Daily Express
  • "Terrifying... creepy classic"

    Daily Mail
  • "Susan Hill is the reigning queen of ghost writers and her period novella…is a classic, broodingly creepy and at times terrifying"

    Michael Hogan, Observer
  • "Hill’s haunting tales may be slim, but they pull no punches…"

    Harper's Bazaar
  • "She writes with great power… Authentically chilling"

    Daily Telegraph
  • "One of the strongest stories of supernatural horror...the work bursts into life and does not flag until the end"

    Washington Post
  • "Irresistibly dramatic... Susan Hill has done the genre real honour"

    Chicago Tribune