CypressHouse_UKjktThe Observer has named The Cypress House its “thriller of the month” for March. I’m thrilled to share the review below — deepest thanks to Alison Flood for giving the book her consideration

— and as a former journalist and journalism teacher, I have to point out that the Observer (the Sunday partner of the Guardian) is the oldest Sunday newspaper in the world. Now you’re ready if that one comes up in trivia.

An intricate supernatural thriller set in 1930s Florida evokes evil with a human heart