'A brilliant read, almost unbearably tense at times' Daily Mail
He has the key to hundreds of houses.
Maybe even to yours.
William Heming is an estate agent. He’s kept a copy of every key to every house he’s ever sold. Sometimes he visits them. He lets himself in when the owners are out. But what will happen if he gets caught?
What will he do next?
'Wonderfully creepy ... a deeply unsettling and original hero' Rosamund Lupton, author of Sister
A superbly plotted and genuinely creepy novel' Sunday Express
'I loved it - gripping, sinister, original and brilliant' Sophie Hannah, author of Did You See Melody?
'A wonderfully sinister fable of property and obsession' Observer
'One to watch: an eerie page-turner' Cathy Rentzenbrink
A gripping, sinister, deeply unsettling novel from the most sociopathic narrator of 2018. Meet Mr Heming...
*Previously published as A Pleasure and A Calling*
"A wonderfully creepy voice, macabre and blackly comic with a deeply unsettling and original hero."
"There is a delicious feeling of complicity in his misdemeanours: Heming gets in side your head as easily as he gets into his neighbours' houses... a superbly plotted and genuinely creepy novel. it deserves to be a bestseller."
"A brilliant read, almost unbearably tense at times."
"I loved it - gripping, sinister, original and brilliant!"
"Very clever. A creepily alluring voice."