“A fiendishly efficient, gorgeously written, nasty little
thrill ride of a psychological thriller. I couldn’t put it down,
and it’s entirely possible that I’ll never sleep again. A true
tour-de-force of a debut novel.”—Lyndsay Faye, author of
The Gods of Gotham and
For fans of Shirley Jackson, Sarah Waters and Daphne du Maurier, an
electrifying debut about a boy left alone in his family’s English
estate with a housekeeper he... more...