What the critics say


‘A masterly handling of suspense and cold, trickling horror.’ Sunday Telegraph


‘A risky and powerful novel.’ Times Educational Supplement


‘A powerful, disturbing, highly original story.’ Junior Bookshelf


‘The writing is piercingly direct in this psychological thriller…steadily building tension will keep readers spellbound to the end.’ The Horn Book


‘Suspenseful and fast-paced…a chilling glimpse of sibling rivalry…the ending hauntingly demonstrates the danger power poses to those who abuse it.’ SLJ, starred review