• "Towards the end I was reading at a gallop... It kept me intrigued until the very last pages. A heavily Gothic affair involving the mysterious suicide of a priest; a power-mad Tory MP; a sinister hidden laboratory; hints of child sexual abuse; and the legend of Everard Trevellyan, a medieval ogre who preyed on children and whose spirit still seems to be abroad in Father Snow's parish."

    Independent on Sunday