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 … Read more


…she isn’t going to let him leave. One winter’s afternoon, Sonia opens the door of her beautiful riverside home to fifteen-year-old Jez, the nephew of a family friend. He’s come to borrow some music. Sonia invites him in and soon decides that she isn’t going to let him leave. As Sonia’s desire to keep Jez … Read more


Two Women Two stories who do you Trust? The Darkening Hour traces the relationship between two women forced to live under the same roof; a professional woman with a high status job and her migrant domestic worker. The novel traces the dark steps each might be tempted to take in order to maintain her sense … Read more

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. … Read more