• "A stunning debut thriller . . . ferocious, authentic and utterly terrifying . . . absolutely riveting."

  • "There are some authors who have gone out into the world to observe the good, the bad and the ugly. Owen Matthews is such a novelist. Black Sun is fascinating and has fearsome authenticity."

  • "An outstanding first novel . . . Matthews writes superbly."

    SUNDAY TIMES 'Crime Book of the Month'
  • "One of the best thrillers of recent years . . . a glorious book, a tour-de-force. It drips with authenticity from every page . . . a page-turning, thumping good read."

    DAVID YOUNG, bestselling author of Stasi Child
  • "Fact and fiction combine to keep the pages turning in this impressive debut thriller."

    Antonia Senior, THE TIMES 'Best Historical Fiction of the Year'