• The Chalk Man works, it's a lively and entertaining read . . . Tudor's got talent

    The Times
  • This assured debut is very much in the Stephen King vein - creepy with plenty of menace

    The Guardian
  • CJ Tudor's very clever, wrong-footing debut will leave you checking that doors and windows of your holiday cottage are secure . . .

    Radio Times
  • A striking debut

    Sunday Times
  • A tense gripper with a leave-the-lights-on shock ending

    Sunday Times Crime Club
  • You'll be gripped by this cracking debut novel . . . it will keep you up all night with all the lights on. This intriguing, satisfying thriller delivers a series of shocks . . . reminiscent of the master of horror Stephen King

    Daily Express
  • The past rises from the chalk dust. A labyrinthine tale that kept me guessing right to the end

    The Mail on Sunday
  • Half horror, half crime, The Chalk Man is a creepy, compulsive novel

    Red Online
  • Taut, twisty and very creepy, this is a must for anyone who enjoys psycho-thrillers . . . The ending is genius

  • Deliciously creepy with a side order of Eighties nostalgia

    Good Housekeeping