• "Brilliant... Unbearably tense... stomach-churningly frightening"

  • "Cruelly authentic... a very fine crime novel"

    Sunday Independent (Ireland)
  • "The writing in Dark Times is urgent and uncluttered, the plotting taut...Kerrigan's real coup lies in his assured portrayal of Danny Callaghan, a man with a chequered history but more than a flicker of humanity"

    Daragh Reddin, Metro
  • "Muscular writing, a smart line in self-deprecating humour, terrific dialogue and an engrossing portrayal of the sights and sounds of Dublin noir"

    The Times
  • "Gene Kerrigan is a great writer"

    Roddy Doyle