• "This is modern crime writing with a dark, fierce edge – and all the better for it"

    Geoffrey Wansell, Daily Mail
  • "Keeps the reader gripped until the last page"

    Sunday Express
  • "Not all great novelists can write crime fiction but when Susan Hill does the result is stunning"

    Ruth Rendell
  • "Exhilarating… These books succeed in harnessing all the genre’s addictive power while maintaining a complexity and fascination entirely their own"

  • "All the ingredients for the perfect English crime novel are here"

    Daily Mail
  • "She captures sinister atmosphere brilliantly...her characters are drawn with loving detail"

  • "Eagerly awaited by all aficionados of crime fiction"

    P.D. James
  • "Susan Hill writes as an honest and disturbing witness to our times"

  • "The real joy of the Serrailler series is Serrailler himself…rich in incident and intrigue"

    Daily Express
  • "Nothing’s quite as it seems, except Hill's brilliantly compelling prose"

    Daily Mirror