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:


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