Sublime. A seminal, gripping read from a fantastic talent.
Everything in this book seems different and fresh. Feels like the beginning of something new and thrilling in British crime fiction
A crime book with real literary heft. The story and the quality of the writing are amazing, with thick atmospherics floating up from the first page.
Jacob Ross is a truly amazing writer. Black Rain Falling is an outstanding novel, it gripped me from the first page to the last
Jacob Ross is a unique and thrilling new voice in crime fiction
This novel marks Jacob Ross out as being not just a new and distinctive voice in literary crime fiction, but in writing from the Caribbean
An outstanding crime novel
Jacob Ross brings a new and invigorating voice to British crime fiction . . . The novel is full of entrancing descriptions, horrible brutality, rage at injustice and great warmth
Atmospheric and compelling drama
Fine writing and a compelling story
This was wonderful in a deeply emotive way, an intelligent, involving crime novel that deserves a huge readership
What happens when you combine great literature with crime writing? You get this