Reviews

  • "A wonderfully creepy voice, macabre and blackly comic with a deeply unsettling and original hero."

    Rosamund Lupton, author of 'Sister'
  • "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."

    Sunday Express
  • "A brilliant read, almost unbearably tense at times."

    Daily Mail
  • "I loved it - gripping, sinister, original and brilliant!"

    Sophie Hannah, author of 'Did You See Melody?'
  • "Very clever. A creepily alluring voice."

    Julia Crouch
  • "A wonderfully sinister fable of property and obsession."

    Observer
  • "Brims with wry wit and taut tension [and] delivers one surprise after another."

    The New York Times
  • "One to watch: an eerie page-turner."

    Cathy Rentzenbrink, The Bookseller
  • "The first-person portrayal of a truly cold-blooded protagonist is a hard thing to pull off, especially one whose outward appearance is so benign but Phil Hogan has created an antihero horrifically ruthless and disquieting."

    Guardian
  • "You'll definitely want to change your locks after reading this original and darkly funny novel that will send shivers down your spine."

    Stylist