Eerie and engaging. The Fields is one of the best procedurals I've read in a good long while
The sharp prose and explosive plot immediately drew me in, but the richly textured exploration of life in rural America stayed with me long after I finished. This is a classic crime series in the making
Loved the vivid sense of place. Hints of True Detective & The Silence of the Lambs. EXCELLENT
A smart compelling thriller. Silence of the Lambs meets the Pelican Brief
Young delivers a disturbing, twist-riddled thriller stocked with well-drawn characters
What could be more all-American than a small town amid rolling fields of corn? But when a woman's body is found in those same fields, the dark truth beneath that wholesome image begins to emerge . . . From potential serial-killer investigation to high stakes political intrigue . . . THE FIELDS is an impressive debut
Murder, politics, family secrets, an iconic main character, and a fiendish plot. What's not to love?
[A] well-crafted procedural... vivid portraits of Black Hawk's denizens provide a compelling draw.
Whips along at an incredible pace and it left me breathless... both a brilliantly imagined police procedural and a nightmarish horror story
Get ready for the first novel in a new page-turning police procedural series
Real people you care about caught up in a thrilling plot. It gave me Mare of Easttown vibes. Surely a bestseller on both sides of the pond
Sharp with dark brilliance and a gripping panorama of characters, a detective who will pull you round and break your heart, Erin Young takes us deep into the Fields, dark heart of cruelty, conspiracy, betrayal, a web of lies, secrets and love. A world you don't want to leave, an all out, edge of your seat thriller you can't put down
With an eye for detail, Erin Young has provided a timely tale of mystery. Not only will the reader come away with a formidable knowledge of the changing landscape of our heartland, but Ms. Young introduces a strong female character who defies the odds to uncover the truth behind the murders in a previously quiet community