“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
This is one of those books that you can’t carry on reading because it is too powerful but you can’t leave it alone either.
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
Click to read a review by Monique Mulligan at Write Note Reviews
…this dark and brooding novels races towards its genuinely scary conclusion…
Click here to read a review of The Darkening Hour in Good Housekeeping magazine.
“There are hints of a young Daphne du Maurier in Hancock’s cool, evocative prose” – Daily Mail