Thursday, January 21, 2010
Dave on Mo Hayder's *Pig Island*
Mo Hayder has always been a cult favourite and with Pig Island, she's finally making it big as a top notch scary-good thriller author.
She's confident, writes perfect dialogue, outgrosses the early Patricia Cornwell, and gets locales right no matter where her books are set. Pig Island concerns a professional sceptic who investigates a cult-like group on a desolate island off the Scottish coast, after a bit of amateur video shows a hideous creature trolling the beaches.
Everything she writes is brilliant, and she keeps getting better.
Read it already? Try Ritual by Mo Hayder. And here's why: