The date is December 30th, the place is an idyllic, isolated estate in the Scottish Highlands where a group of thirty something friends meet to celebrate the new year, a tradition they began as students ten years ago.
The next day one of them is dead, and one of them is a killer. And a blizzard of enormous magnitude has sealed the lodge off from the outside world.
Somewhere about the middle of the story it started to flag a little and I was speed reading. It picked up though, and then moved on at a great pace.
It’s an atmospheric, page-turner.