The Darkening Hour is out in France as Deux

And here’s the review! Wouaouuu laissez tomber ce que vous lisez en ce moment et foncez dans ce thriller plus que captivant ! “Deux” de Penny Hancock Author ( Sonatine Editions ) est absolument renversant. Deux femmes, deux histoires. Deux beautés vénéneuses à souhait. Laquelle des deux préférerez-vous? Laquelle des deux croirez-vous ???? La douce […]

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Richard and Judy book club interview – Tideline

Penny Hancock talks to Richard and Judy about her book club title ‘Tideline’

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Marie Claire review of Tideline

A clever, creepy thriller about misplaced affection and abduction with a riverside location as an eerie backdrop

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Review of The Darkening Hour

“This review of The Darkening Hour  focusses on the power play between two women, an employer and her domestic worker. Every crime novel is about power, I guess, and the extreme lengths people go to attain it. Penny Hancock’s The Darkening Hour is about what happens when one damaged person is given power over another. […]

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The Darkening Hour Review

“When Theodora Gentleman employs Mona as a maid and companion for her sick father (Alzheimer’s) all is light and breezy.  Mona is employed under an agreement where if she doesn’t work for Theodora then she must return to her native Morocco where poverty, a young child and a sick mother await. They hit it off […]

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Eurocrime Review of The Darkening Hour

  Thank you to Susan White for this different angle on The Darkening Hour, focussing on Mona’s story   http://eurocrime.co.uk/reviews/The_Darkening_Hour.html

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Write Note Reviews review of The Darkening Hour

Click to read a review by Monique Mulligan at Write Note Reviews

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Sunday Mirror review of The Darkening Hour

Click here to read a review of the Darkening Hour in the Sunday Mirror.

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Good Housekeeping review of The Darkening Hour

Click here to read a review of The Darkening Hour in Good Housekeeping magazine.

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Daily Mail

“There are hints of a young Daphne du Maurier in Hancock’s cool, evocative prose” – Daily Mail

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The Huffington Post Desordre (Tideline)

For the linguists amongst you,  a  classy French review of Desordre ( French Tideline) http://www.huffingtonpost.fr/corine-pirozzi/roman-desordre-penny-hancock_b_3378232.html?utm_hp_ref=fb&src=sp&comm_ref=false#sb=4031619b=facebook

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The Guardian

“This creepy well-written debut is reminisent of John Fowels’s The Collector but with the genders reversed” – Laura Wilson, The Guardian

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SJ Watson

“Deliciously dark… brilliantly written and totally gripping, I loved it” – SJ Watson, author of Before I Go to Sleep

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The Cambridge Evening News

“A tightly wound psychological thriller” – The Cambridge Evening News

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“Incredibly descriptive and chilling all at once” – Star

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Marie Claire

“A clever, creepy thriller about misplaced affection and abduction with a riverside location as an eerie backdrop” – Marie Claire

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The Sun

“A dark and evocative thriller” – The Sun

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The Daily Mail

“An impressive debut from a writer we’re sure to hear more about… There are hints of a young Daphne Du Maurier in Hancock’s cool, evocative prose… beautifully worked and with an sharp eye for the menace in the commonplace, it lingers in the memory like a Schubert melody and casts a distinctive spell” – The Daily […]

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