Sublime. A seminal, gripping read from a fantastic talent.
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.
Everything in this book seems different and fresh. Feels like the beginning of something new and thrilling in British crime fiction
Jacob Ross is a truly amazing writer. Black Rain Falling is an outstanding novel, it gripped me from the first page to the last
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
Jacob Ross is a unique and thrilling new voice in crime fiction
What happens when you combine great literature with crime writing? You get this
Fine writing and a compelling story
This was wonderful in a deeply emotive way, an intelligent, involving crime novel that deserves a huge readership
Atmospheric and compelling drama
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
An outstanding crime novel