Breezy, funny, sharp-eyed, this novel starts off with disarming geniality and charm — but keep your wits about you as you read it. It goes someplace dark and terrifying, and the signs of its destination are, as with any good thriller, hiding in plain sight from the start. It’s tremendously entertaining and ultimately gripping — would make for a great beach read but serve just as well for a Winter’s night by the hearth or snuggled up under a comforter in bed. Old-fashioned storytelling that will keep you turning the pages, chuckling ruefully and then gasping in dread.

Available on Amazon for the Kindle here — The Bannings.