A fantastic debut: dark, addictive and original. I couldn't put it down.
Two O'Clock Boy is surely going to be the hardest debut of 2017 to beat. What a story and what a superb writer!
Enter DI Ray Drake, the flawed, sharply-drawn lead of this promising new series. The author has an unerring ability to give incidents a biting sense of reality
Mark Hill has written a brilliant debut with characters that linger in the subconscious long after reading. I devoured The Two O'Clock Boy and can't wait to see what he does next. He's a real talent.
At a stroke, Mark Hill has joined the upper echelons of London crime writers
An unsettling and powerful story. The plot cleverly weaves past and present - with shocking, edge-of-the-seat twists until its heart-stopping finale
Fiercely fresh and wonderfully written. DI Drake is a marvellous creation and I can't wait to read more
As poignant as it is gripping.
A superb final twist
Twisty, gripping and gritty, Two O'Clock Boy is an exciting start to a major new crime series
A cracking debut from a talent to watch
Ambitiously complex and compelling, Two O'Clock Boy left me deliciously uncomfortable and blindsided by that final twist!
Enough cunning plot twists to keep you hooked right up to the nerve-jangling denouement.
A cracking debut. I can't wait to see more of Ray Drake.
Grips from the start and never lets up
Utterly gripping, packed with unforgettable characters - and SO well-written. The twists had me reeling!
A delight of a book that wreaks havoc with your assumptions in a delicious Highsmithian manner. Hill has a hell of a career ahead of him.
I loved The Two O'Clock Boy! It's gripping and scary and twisty and unpredictable
DI Drake is the flawed detective most of us can only dream of writing
An assured, dark and gritty debut marking the start of what looks like a great series
A compelling read, packed with unexpected twists and explosive secrets, that builds to a shocking and unforgettable climax. A fantastic debut.