[A] clever little stocking filler from Peter Swanson. . . it pulls off the slickest of twists. - Times, 'Thriller of the Month'
The nights are drawing in, holidays are coming, and I just devoured this seasonal treat from Peter Swanson in a single sitting. A chilling gem that's going to make a perfect stocking filler this Christmas. Loved it. -- Mark Edwards
A punchy thriller [. . .] Swanson has plenty of knockout twists up his sleeve. . .This is a perfect introduction to one of the cleverest talents in contemporary genre fiction. - Publisher's Weekly, starred review
That master of the gently perverse, Peter Swanson, does not let us down. . . Swanson has a mischievous knack for twisting expectations. . . I love the way Swanson displays an affection for all the classic mystery writing tropes and then gleefully subverts them. Short but sweet and one to relish. - Crime Time
This year's must-read festive chiller - The Hunting Party meets The Holiday
About the Author
Peter Swanson's novels include The Girl With a Clock for a Heart, nominated for an LA Times book award, The Kind Worth Killing, a Richard and Judy pick and the iBooks store's thriller of the year in 2015; Rules for Perfect Murders, the 2020 Richard and Judy Pick; and most recently Nine Lives. He lives with his wife and cat on the north coast of Massachusetts.