Eerie and unsettling . . . Alison Littlewood has crafted a sublime blend of the psychological and the supernatural
Alison has been churning out intriguing and clever chilling stories that always manage to raise my heartbeat
There's an amazing sense of place and time in this novel, as Littlewood perfectly captures the literary style, attitudes, and class consciousness of Victorian England
Hypnotic and intelligent with buckets of atmosphere . . . Littlewood expertly weaves themes of misogyny and mythology into a psychological page-turner that feels both familiar and fresh
The atmosphere Alison Littlewood conjures up in The Hidden People is absorbing and there's a real sense of foreboding, you feel the fairies might show themselves at any moment.
Alison Littlewood is one of the brightest stars in the horror genre at the moment . . . The Hidden People is impeccably written, quiet, evocative horror. It's yet another must buy from Littlewood
[An] enjoyable excursion . . . gripping
Excellent . . . she creates a chilling atmosphere of skulls, séances, secrets and hysteria
A rare treat! I love the idea of novels about madness but it is rare that I find one so well written . . . a fantastic novel and highly recommended!
An excellent, chilling, autumn read, all about the dangers of power, obsession, and guilt, this is sure to be another hit
Littlewood's dark and gothic style had me mesmerised from the very first page . . . a deeply compelling, fascinating novel, written in a way that had me, the reader, mesmerised also.
A great seasonal treat
A book which I know I will want to re-read time and time again . . . a brilliant example of historical fiction
A Gothic masterpiece
[A] deliciously atmospheric psychological thriller . . . will appeal to fans of Susan Hill and Wilkie Collins
A masterclass in confusion
For those who enjoy the growing genre of dark Victorian Gothic fiction, this will prove a welcome addition, wrapped about with fogs and spirits and dangerous beauty
The Crow Garden flows smoothly, mixing atmosphere and language with effective precision . . . by far Littlewood's best, and by the looks of it, she's only going to get better.
An absorbing tale that plays adroitly with the concepts of reality and trust