'A tour de force finale in a book which will sure be a bestseller this summer. It well deserves to be.' -- Independent on Sunday 'This is one of Connolly's darker, scarier novels, all the more effective for the way the supernatural elements arise organically out of the realistic detail' -- Guardian 'Connolly subtly combines the supernatural with the traditional crime story to superb effect. And in Herod, a man being eaten by cancer, he may have created his creepiest villain yet.' -- Sun 'Another creepy thriller from a modern master' -- Daily Mirror 'Brilliant, terrifying and effortlessly seductive, I defy anyone to put this thriller down -- it is sensational.' -- Daily Mail 'As ever with Connolly, the macabre narrative is couched in prose that is often allusive and poetic.' -- Barry Forshaw, Independent 'His latest plot is a clever mixture of quest and chase, written in prose that unfolds at warp speed' -- Observer 20090607 'Supernatural thriller by Dublin's finest.' -- Herald Magazine 20090607
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About the Author
is the author of Every Dead Thing, Dark Hollow, The Killing Kind, The White Road, Bad Men, Nocturnes,
and The Black Angel.
He is a regular contributor to The Irish Times
and lives in Dublin, Ireland. For more information, see his website at www.johnconnolly.co.uk.