After years of avoiding one another, Daisy Darker’s family is assembling for Nana’s 80th birthday in Nana’s crumbling gothic house on a tiny island, and when the tide comes in they will be cut off from the rest of the world for 8 hours. The family arrives then at the stroke of midnight as a storm rages, Nana is found dead. An hour later, the next family member follows.
Feeney has created something both entirely creepy and completely riveting. So many secrets – a thrilling locked-room mystery. Utterly compelling writing.