“An exceptional, strange and affecting psychological thriller . . . mesmerizing, lyrical and hypnotic, with a stunning climax.”—The Bookseller
“Bewitchingly told. . . . This is a story to savor, with a twist in the tail that chills the very marrow.”—Manchester Evening News (England)
Rowan Coffey is nineteen when he leaves university, a bright-burning boy come home to hide after the cruel, casual murder of a friend. Rowan had no alibi; exhausted after weeks of being under suspicion, he’s looking for shelter, what’s warm, familiar, and safe.But what he finds is chill. And danger. And death . . .