‘Spare, violent and exciting…recreates an unforgiving world in which a moment’s distraction could prove fatal.’ Times Literary Supplement
‘Compelling…a powerful feat of storytelling.’ Irish Times
‘The pace and tension are unremitting, but there’s also time for some heart-wrenching emotion.’ Daily Express
‘The writing is excellent and the atmosphere of place is first rate.’ Dee Brown
‘Eidson writes clean and lean, with a hint of sage incense, and can strike a lingering chord. Should make mellow celluloid entertainment.’ Kirkus Reviews--This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
Thomas Eidson is the author of four previous novels including the award-winning ‘St Agnes' Stand’, which has been optioned by Steven Spielberg and Martin Scorsese. In 2004, Ron Howard made his novel ‘The Last Ride’ into a feature film, ‘The Missing’. Thomas Eidson lives in Boston, Massachusetts.--This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
I saw this recommended by someone in The Week - possibly to get someone who doesn't read much to start reading more. That might be right. Read morePublished 5 months ago by JV
This is a great story, an old fashioned western, strange never made into a film. Enjoyed avidly by all in my family from ages 14 to 80 and many friends also who we recommended it... Read morePublished 7 months ago by chris hudson
Fourth copy I have bought as gift for a friend - harsh reality writing but superbly gripping. A must readPublished 7 months ago by leah chilvers