AK Benedict is snapping at the heels of Ben Aaronovitch as one of the new stars of the sub-genre of crime with a supernatural twist...A sparkling authorial voice and sassy dialogue keep the weird story grounded but ultimately the novel is, as it should be, haunting
A meeting between the hair-raising and the everyday, which makes it a good read for that chilled night in... unless you're on your own... Do you hear something scuttling?
'AK Benedict has combined the hardboiled with the supernatural in a manner that is both gripping and stylish... a tense 21st century Gothic in which the modern world and echoes of the past come together to create something excitingly new.'
'Truly original... Add revengeful ghosts helping and hindering the living, loving evocations of London's river and dark side, conspiracies by the handful and characters quite unlike those encountered in your average modern British crime novel and you have a potent cocktail that will linger in your mind and nightmares for ages.'
Praise for supernatural crime thriller THE EVIDENCE OF GHOSTS: This haunting supernatural thriller is full of hidden treasure that will delight you long after you've turned the last page
An absolutely glorious crime/fantasy/ghost story mash-up. In a seriously crowded genre, A K Benedict has produced something original, quirky and enormous fun...Beautifully written, darkly funny, constantly surprising...my find of the year so far
Wonderfully drawn characters, well-crafted sentences and an eye for just the right detail in the right place
Wonderful! The work on an exquisitely twisted imagination
A K Benedict can write beautifully and has imaginative flair
A stunning read. I cannot recommend this book highly enough
Thought-provoking and haunting. Gorgeous speculative storytelling
The best kind of novel...it's witty, tense, intriguing, brimful of great ideas and so compelling that you have to fight the urge to turn the pages almost faster than you can read it just to find out what happens next
One of those books that crawls under your skin from the very first page...an engrossing story of mystery and danger, love and loss, life and death, but at its heart it's a tale of people and the complicated nature of existence...Not to be missed
A wonderfully creepy mystery that charts the hidden corners and metaphysical geography of London. Can't wait to see what A K Benedict does next