'I LOVED Dark Pines. Loaded with atmosphere, brilliant on setting, and Tuva Moodyson just rocks. A fantastic debut.'
Dark Pines: ‘The tension is unrelenting, and I can’t wait for Tuva’s next outing.’ – Val McDermidWill Dean
Selected for ITV’s Zoe Ball Book Club and shortlisted for the Guardian‘s Not the Booker prize
A Daily Telegraph Book of the Year
‘Will Dean’s atmospheric crime thriller marks him out as a talent to watch. Dark Pines is stylish, compelling and as chilling as a Swedish winter.’ Fiona Cummins, author of Rattle
‘Atmospheric, creepy and tense. Loved the Twin Peaks vibe. Loved Tuva. More please!’ C.J. Tudor, author of The Chalk Man
For fans of Gillian Flynn’s Sharp Objects and Peter Høeg’s Miss Smilla’s Feeling for Snow, a brand new debut crime writer introduces a Scandi-noir Tuva Moodyson Mystery
SEE NO EVIL
Eyes missing, two bodies lie deep in the forest near a remote Swedish town.
HEAR NO EVIL
Tuva Moodyson, a deaf reporter on a small-time local paper, is looking for the story that could make her career.
SPEAK NO EVIL
A web of secrets. And an unsolved murder from twenty years ago.
Can Tuva outwit the killer before she becomes the final victim? She’d like to think so. But first she must face her demons and venture far into the deep, dark woods if she wants to stand any chance of getting the hell out of small-time Gavrik.
‘The tension is unrelenting, and I can’t wait for Tuva’s next outing.’
'The best thriller I've read in ages.'
‘Memorably atmospheric, with a dogged and engaging protagonist, this is a compelling start to what promises to be an excellent series.’
'New author challenges the Scandi crime giants on their home soil with this strong contender set in wintry Swedish countryside.'
‘Will Dean’s impressive debut shows that Nordic noir can be mastered by a Brit.’
'[Dark Pines] crackles along at a roaring pace... This is the first in a series, and Moodyson, whose deafness is handled sensitively by Dean, is a character whose progress is worth following.'
‘A refreshingly different approach to Nordic Noir with a soupcon of Twin Peaks.’
‘[A] brilliantly written debut.’
‘A dark and gripping debut…an intriguing and distinctive addition to the Scandinavian Noir landscape…Dean is definitely an author to look out for in the future.’
‘A murder mystery and a compelling one…a gripping read that will have you guessing to the end.’
‘Bravo! I was so completely immersed in Dark Pines and Tuva is a brilliant protagonist. This HAS to be a TV series!’