A triumphant return to adult fare from the Young Bond author.
'...the links between these components tighten in a richly satisfying way, until the book reaches an exhilarating extended climax at a spectacular party thrown by Hepworth to show everyone how great he is...'
The chaotic and exciting denouement is brilliantly executed and funny... Higson is so good at what he does
Higson, author of the Young Bond kids' books, makes a fresh, funny return to adult themes with this slick satirical thriller.
Whatever Gets You Through the Night marks the return to adult fiction of Charlie Higson. Set on the sun-soaked island of Corfu, it dives into the darkness beneath the surface of the Mediterranean idyll.
Higson is a terrific thriller writer. . . Tense yet funny, too
[Higson's] exuberant novel pulls off the Hiaasen trick of absorbing dark themes yet remaining a hugely entertaining read
A hugely enjoyable sun-soaked thriller: hard-edged but warm, tense but funny, vividly ultra-modern and yet deliciously old-fashioned
Rather more upbeat, and with far better weather, is Charlie Higson's return to crime fiction for grownups. . . It's loud, bright, fast and funny - a perfect read for a dreary month.
Charlie Higson coming back to the world of adult thrillers is a major event. And what a comeback. Higson's new thriller will certainly get you through the night, though you may not get a lot of sleep...
Delivers the atmosphere of a classic Sixties thriller in a contemporary setting, peering into the dark underbelly of a sunny Med holiday spot
This hectic, helter-skelter thriller is what his adult fans have been waiting for all this time