• "A literary gothic thriller to chill the marrow"

  • "[A] simmering gothic thriller"

    Daily Mail
  • "(A) pacey horror-tinged novel ... Even with the strange and supernatural goings-on in the woods, it’s the rage and grief and darkness of grown-ups that’s the biggest mystery of all"

    Telegraph, Best First Novels of 2020
  • "The novel's strength is its evocation of bleak landscapes and complex characters"

    Sunday Times
  • "Splicing small-town domestic drama with grisly mystery and occult thrills, it’s a cleverly crafted debut"

  • "One of the standout debuts of the year"

    Irish Independent
  • "As gripping as any boxset"

    Sunday Times Scotland
  • "This haunting debut is a must-read for fans of eerie gothic fiction"

    The Skinny
  • "An evocative read which will keep you guessing"

    Sunday Independent
  • "Pine is a thrill of a book"