The Guardian

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

SJ Watson

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

Marie Claire

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

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 … Read more