"a gripping tale ... Myerson keeps the reader guessing until the very end and provides no easy answers in a deceptively simple read that will compel horror fans while being just as satisfying to her own readership" (Observer)
"brimming with black magic, murder and menace. Full of twists and turns, and written with subtlety and intelligence, it's a truly haunting tale written in the best horror tradition" (Sunday Mirror)
"Good things happen when writers enter the realm of the unexpected for new horror fiction from Hammer ... The pace is terrific and she keeps your pulse pounding." (The Times, Saturday Review)
"a good fast read; just the thing for your next Caribbean holiday" (Evening Standard)
"genuinely scary and enthralling" (Spectator)
"a genuinely creepy tale from a very skilled author" (Rich Tapestry Reads)
"Julie Myerson's novels are perfectly suited to long, drifting afternoons spent in empty houses with only the odd, atmospheric creak of pipe or groan of plank for company." (Daily Telegraph)
"Her reputation is terrific, and she completely deserves it." (Independent)
"Myerson can write. Her dialogue has poise and precision, and she seldom pre-empts the reader. She also knows how to structure a narrative, so that details are revealed gradually and without prescription." (Guardian)
From the Inside Flap
'Myerson's novels are perfectly suited to long, drifting afternoons spent in empty houses with only the odd, atmospheric creak of pipe or groan of plank for company.' Daily Telegraph
'A beautiful conjurer of subtly disturbing atmospheres.' Sunday Telegraph
'Myerson is a master of suggestion and builds up the suspense layer by layer.' Irish Times
'Myerson ... tackles murky themes with grace and clarity. Her prose is nimble and springy. Her short scenes, flicking between past and present, flash before us like a deck of cards shuffled by a top-class conjurer.' Independent
'Myerson can write. Her dialogue has poise and precision ... She also knows how to structure a narrative so that details are revealed gradually and without prescription.' Guardian
From the Back Cover
Rachel and Dan want to go somewhere hot in January.
Recently married and expecting their first baby, they decide on the Caribbean. Why not turn it into a honeymoon, Dan says?
It sounds like the perfect solution. Except that, for Rachel, it's not.
Things start to go wrong as soon as they arrive.
As furniture shifts and objects fly around, as a waitress begs her to leave and a fellow guest starts to frighten her, Rachel realises something very sinister is going on ...
'Myerson has a talent for making the unthinkable readable' Observer