Reviews

  • A fantastic, atmospheric debut

    The Times
  • The eerie opening brilliantly sets the scene for a suspenseful read. A tremor cracks open an ice floe and an arm appears, plunging the reader into a harsh landscape and a world of suspicions and secrets

    Sunday Express
  • A perfect, gripping winter read. I loved it

    Sophie Mackintosh, Man Booker longlisted author of 'The Water Cure'
  • Memorable and compelling. A novel about what haunts us - and what should

    Sarah Moss, author of The Times Book of the Year 'Ghost Wall'
  • This evocative debut is compelling with a brilliant twist

    Daily Express
  • Compelling, atmospheric

    The Times
  • A chilling tale

    Good Housekeeping
  • Intensely written and atmospheric, with an unusual setting, this is a stark evocation of a community where fear of the outsider is rife and unsettling

    Daily Mail
  • An enthralling tale of the Icelandic witch trials

    Stacey Halls, bestselling author of THE FAMILIARS
  • Crackles with tension. Moving and atmospheric, I couldn't put it down

    Laura Purcell, author of THE SILENT COMPANIONS and THE CORSET