A tale brimming with excitement, mystery and vitality ... The story unfolds at a thriller's pace (The Times
Hill is a writer with the courage of her convictions who knows that there are few things more enjoyable than the inexplicable and eerie, conveyed within an accomplished and solidly reassuring framework (Independent
Like all the classic ghost stories, Susan Hill's begins in traditional spooky style with the winter wind howling off the fens and bursts of hailstones rattling against the windows ...This is a Hill Hallowe'en special. No mistake (Daily Mail
A plain but effective style that chills the blood (Guardian
The chilling tale of a painting so terrifying, its secrets will haunt those who see it ... A ghost story by the author of The Woman in Black.