• "Atmospheric debut novel"

    Emma Hagestadt, The Independent
  • "A compelling, atmospheric and well-crafted story"

  • "An elegant homage to the Victorian ghost story tradition... Makes your flesh creep"

    The Times
  • "Irresistible... Structured like a haunted mansion"

  • "Harwood is enviable skilled, handling pacing, delivery and plot with assurance and sly humour... The Ghost Writer has powerful moments and...a delicacy and tenderness that make it wonderfully readable"

    Times Literary Supplement