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Booksellers Reviews Received

The Mourning Vessels - 5 stars out of 5
Phrenology, strange bequests in wills, grieving relatives and a charity offering to 'solve' your grief all sound an interesting mix and so it is in this excellent supernatural thriller!! This captivating story will keep you reading until the last page and I, for one, could not put the book down. Without giving away anything, you may end up thinking about your possessions in a new light!! I highly recommend this book.
Tuija Luoma, WATERSTONE'S CHISWICK

Dark Covenant - 4 stars out of 5
Although I found the main character quite fustrating and unlikeable I loved this book. The many twists and turns compell you to read further and boy does it get exciting. A simple magazine that allows its reader's to have the world at their feet, but at a deadly price. Its a tense novel that hops between various genres to give you a rollercoster ride.
Mel Butler, WATERSTONE'S, PLYMOUTH

Dark Covenant - 5 stars out of 5
This unusual and fascinating debut fits perfectly into no genre whatsoever. A down-trodden lawyer suddenly receives stroke after stroke of good fortune which he attributes to his new share-tips magazine, but the blessings bestowed become more sinister as the magazine becomes more addictive. The shady organization behind the periodical are seeming to play people like pawns, but there is far more going on than our protagonist or the reader can guess.
This novel is confusing but a well written page-turner that will keep you struggling to figure it out right up until the devastating climax.
Daniel Donson, WATERSTONE'S NOTTINGHAM BRIDLE

Dark Covenant - 5 stars out of 5
Have you ever wanted something so badly that you wouldn't just bargain with your own soul, but the soul of your best friend as well?
This is a darkly supernatural tale of a strange magazine, 'The Shilling' that comes into the possession of a lawyer who is down on his luck, but suddenly all his dreams and darkest desires become a reality, until he is no longer sure what is real and what is merely fantasy.

Who is the woman on the cover of the magazine that stares at him so intently, and why does the crossword puzzle keep giving him the clues to come up trumps on the stock market?
Peter Luther has written a fabulous first novel and I cannot wait to read his next work of fiction. He's definitely one to watch for the future!
Nic Ballam, WATERSTONE'S ABERGAVENNY

Dark Covenant - 4 stars out of 5
As a bookseller, it is always exciting to discover an author at the start of his career who seems destined for bigger things. Peter Luther is just such an author. If tense, sharply written thrillers are your thing, "Dark Covenant" is for you.
Philip Clement, WATERSTONE'S COVENTRY CATHEDRAL

Reader's Comments Received

Dark Covenant
I read this book in a day, once I had started I found it impossible to put down. When I finished it I wanted to start reading it again. It is a very rich and interesting story that captures the imagination. I am looking forward to the next book already. I looked at the first two chapters of Dead Letters. It looks as interesting and intriguing as the first book and I already know that I would like to read more. I hope it's available to the public soon, I need to know what happens next.
Beci, Maesycwmmer
Dark Covenant
This is a book that kept me intrigued until the very last page. Well done. Looking forward to more.
Mike, Cardiff
Dark Covenant
Good luck with the new book. Read with great interest the Bowie connection. Very clever. Well done.
virtualbowie, Prestatyn, North Wales
Dark Covenant
This book gripped me from the first page and was intellectually stimulating. It made me believe all things were possible. It is extremely well written and enjoyable. In fact it has been a distraction from my studies. Thank you for such an entertaining read. Can't wait for the next book!!
Jane, Newport
Dark Covenant
So absorbing from cover to cover it was hard to ever put it down. Well written and an intriguing storyline that grabbed and held the imagination. Superb.
Freddie, Nottingham
Dark Covenant
An intriguing storyline cleverly constructed. Kept me guessing until the very end. Looking forward to reading Dead Letters and I hope there will be more in the pipeline.
Sue, Cardiff
Dark Covenant
I found this book gripping from the first page. The characters are believable and realistic. The plot is easy to follow, thoroughly entertaining and clearly well thought out and planned.
GA, Wolverhampton
Dark Covenant
I think it is written very well and found it a bit frightening! Sometimes I wanted to slap Lewis for being so greedy and naive! I did have to stop myself from flicking right to the back to see the endings. It was also nice to read a book based around Cardiff and Wales as you don't get that often, it's easier to visualise the scenes. Anyway, great book and I will be reading the next one.
Anne-Marie, Barry
Dark Covenant
An unusual and invigorating read, this book was a surprising intrusion in my normal life. Lewis is a character I related to immediately (in fact there are so many similarities to my friends, family situation type etc it's rather creepy!) Even though I know nothing about Lawyering, I understood this book and its meaning. It will keep you hooked with cunning plot twists and imagery that can both elate the reader or send shivers down the spine! I can recommend that anyone pick up this book as something new, and fresh. I normally read fantasy, science fiction, and because of an overactive imagination avoid horror in all its guises, but this was something I could read and enjoy, with the light on! Buy it, try it, and clamour for the next book from Peter Luther!
Gareth, Caerphilly
Dark Covenant
I found Dark Covenant a gripping supernatural thriller with the possibly unique distinction of having its plot follow the clues of a bizarre crossword. The novel device of a magazine tailored to meet the desires of its reader resembles something from the fevered imagination of Clive Barker. A great read: unpredictible, macabre and compelling.
Tim, London
Dark Covenant
Excellent book that is a real page turner. Can just imagine it being turned into a film. I highly recommend it.
Liz, Cardiff
Dark Covenant
Fab book, couldn't put it down. I really got into it and have read it several times. Can't wait for Dead Letters to come out. I will be first in the queue to buy it.
Meagan, Barry
Dark Covenant
Peter, we had our picture taken with in Tenby @ WHSmith Tenby having purchased two copies of your book Dark Covenant for our fathers, one for a birthday and one for a father's day. Both dads have been completely absorbed by the book, infact haven't put it down from cover to cover. A great present, which I'm sure they will cherish given that they are first edition and signed.
Andrew, Cardiff
Dark Covenant
Hi Peter, I met you in Borders Llantrisant a while back where you signed a copy of 'Dark Covenant' for me. I would just like to say that your book very much impressed me and that I really enjoyed reading it. I very much look forward to reading your second book 'Dead Letters'.
Greg, Cardiff
Dark Covenant
Dear Peter, my family and I met you in WHSmith Aberystwyth where they purchased my copy of Dark Covenant. I read this book slowly so as to not miss any detail and I have to say it is one of the best books I have read. The plot was extremely unique and I feel that it would make a brilliant film. Good luck with your new book and I can't wait to read it. Hayley, age 15
Hayley D, Mamble
Dark Covenant
The first few chapters are over-descriptive and leave little to the imagination, and the near product placement brought a smile to my face. However, once you escape the first few chapters it opens up a well-planned story which is difficult to put down. An excellent book from an extremely pleasant and appreciative author who made every effort to engage with those who wanted their copy signed. Looking forward to the next one, to which I would be amongst those first in the queue!
Michael, Cardiff
Dark Covenant
An intricately-plotted psychological thriller, full of intriguing characters, a wonderfully realised sense of creeping dread, and enough twists and turns to make me late for work for an entire week!
Rob, Swansea
Dark Covenant
With an excellent story line and wicked twists throughout, Dark Covenant will grip you until the end. Very well written and I look forward to Peter's next book.
Chris, Swansea
Dark Covenant
What a great read! I couldn't put it down!
Christopher, Coventry
Dark Covenant
First, the bad news. I really don't like the title and cover of "Dark Covenant". Had I not spoken to you, I doubt I would have bought it. Now the good news - LOVED THE BOOK! Good story (although the prologue lost me a bit) and very "readable" - what you might call a real page-turner. Looking forward to your next publication.
Steve, Worcester
Dark Covenant
I slid straight in between the covers and read till the bottom page was folded in and my enjoyment was similar to a bell shaped graph. It's refreshingly novel in execution although one can pinpoint many similar puzzle-solving novel themes and no-one can fail to spot similarities to the theme of Dorian Grey but that aspect enhances the tale. Now here's the thing - the book is black and on the back cover is a face staring out, a slight pock mark above the right eyebrow. On the front: 1 across: Who do you bring? and inside the front cover is MY name signed by Peter himself. *bites knuckles* I would read another from this Welsh stable.
Allison, Svanesund
Dark Covenant
Hi Peter, had the book as a present as I read books of a similar type all the time. Thought your book 'Dark Covenant' to be the best book I've read in ages. Good storyline that kept me intrigued right to the end of the book. Thought the ending was very good making me want to read it again! can't wait for your next book! Good luck.
Richard, Worcester
Dark Covenant
Whilst changing trains at Birmingham I wandered into Waterstones and got chatting to Peter who was 'book signing'. Although I didn't think this book would interest me I bought a copy. I started reading it on the way home; luckily I had a free evening planned because I could not put it down. It's a great read and I LOVED IT. Now I have to buy a second copy to share with my Book Crossing group, I'm not giving away my signed copy!
Marion E, London
Dark Covenant
Bought the book on Saturday and had finished it by Sunday evening. A stunning read; highly original.
Gareth, Leicester
Dark Covenant
I recently met you at a book signing in WH Smith - Carmarthen I believe - and have just finished your book Dark Covenant. Excellent. I thoroughly enjoyed the read from start to finish and would recommend the book to anyone.
Anne, Aberdare
Dark Covenant
I finished reading Dark Covenant within two evenings. It is totally addictable. I completely ignored my husband and neglected my children, just to get to the end!! Peter Luther has very cleverly devised a unique plot combining mystery with the supernatural - resulting in a brilliant (and terribly unerving!)novel. I loved it.
Karen, Gloucester
Dark Covenant
I bought your book at the signing at The Galleries in Bristol and was a little unsure at first as it's not the genre I usually go for but from the first few pages I was hooked. It managed to be suitably creepy without being completely far fetched and I was gripped until the last page. I look forward to the next book.
Joanna, Chippenham
Dark Covenant
Hi Peter, for my birthday last year a good friend of ours met you in Worcester at the book signing and gave me the signed book for my birthday, I found the book to be one of the best books I've read in ages. I normally read James Herbert and books along the same lines but your book blew me away! Can't wait for the next book.
Richard, Worcester
Dark Covenant
met u in wrexham store (girl in stripey top in gallery) enjoyed this book in so many ways,it opened up parts of my imagination that I didn't know I had! You're truly talented, and I'm truly a fan!!
Jade, Wrexham
Dark Covenant
Very much enjoyed Dark Covenant, a real page turner with a touch of Oscar Wildes The picture of Dorian Gray in your sub-consious I suspect! I enjoyed yours far more though, so there's a compliment for you.
Christopher, Exeter
Dark Covenant
I have just read Dark Covenant after my father picked it up at one of your signings the other week in a Camden bookshop. Ordinarily, he wouldn't try to pick out novels for me, but he thought the idea of a novel based around a crossword would appeal to me, and I am glad he did. I thoroughly enjoyed the novel, gripping all the way through. It's often hard to stay with writings of the supernatural for me because the real-life characters are poorly rendered; not so in Dark Covenant. The characters are highly believable, with a definite Welsh cultural feel emanating from their speech and manner, though not stereotyped. I found I could hear some of their Welsh tones as I read the words on the page - perhaps I imagined it or perhaps Mary Stone is paying me a visit; I have had some lucid dreams as result of reading this novel! The plot is well spun and keeps the reader engaged, all the while eager to solve the clues in the crossword as much as Lewis, a character with whom I am sure many people can relate. People will take away different impressions from this story - some will feel 'If only The Shilling came my way'. Others may take away a wariness of human greed and ambition. Whatever you take away, Dark Covenant is well worth a read!
GaijinRoaming, London
Dark Covenant
Just finished reading dark covenant and it is superb. If your second book is half as good you shoud be pleased with yourself.
Paul, London
Dark Covenant
A very readable book keeps you guessing from start to finish.Bring on the next one.Many thanks.
Harry, Totnes
Dark Covenant
Great book finished it in a day. can't wait for the next book. Got me hooked.
Jessica, Welshpool
Dark Covenant
Dark Covenant is brilliant!!!!
James (age 13), Ivybridge
Dark Covenant
Hi Peter, I've done my bit by buying and reading the book [loved it especially the end - which I never expected!] now it's time for you to do your bit and do as the subject title suggests!! I will have a go at The mourning vessels.
I will visit Harlech!, The Wirral
Dark Covenant
Brilliant.Not wanting to part with my signed copy I went back to Waterstone's, Birkenhead, to buy a copy for my friend's birthday and they had sold out so I had to order a copy! Looking forward to the next one.
Claire, Wallasey, Wirral
Dark Covenant
Well, I came to meet Peter at a book signing in Liverpool and it was only chance if we met. But that was probably written in some secret book of destiny and can one be sure he hadn't planned it all? Anyway,I too had a first reluctant feeling when reading the prologue ( because I couldn't make up my mind about what it was really all about ) and that's the trick for , once you've got into the book you want to fill in the grid and find out the solution. It is a universe somewhere between mystery,fantasy and thriller and also very contemporary, which makes you feel you could be the next one. Thank you for the trip, hope the next book will be still more captivating.
Jean-Marc Poutard, Lyon (France)
Dark Covenant
Come on and get your next book finished. I bought the last one in July 2007 (two weeks in Wales in the rain - I got a lot of books read) and I can't wait for the next one.
Keith, Hebden Bridge
Radio Interview
Great interview, amusing, informative, and left me wanting to hear more
Eagles, Northampton
The Mourning Vessels
I bought the first book when it came out last year and read in it a day. In fact, Dark Covenant, set expectations high for this author's second novel. Having now obtained a copy of the second novel, I will say that first and foremost, for me it exceeded those expectations. It was again a book that I could lose myself in, the narrative was gripping, the characters believable and well fleshed out and the dialogue convincing. This book sets up for a series we are told by his website, and I have to admit that I am more than looking forward to the next one. However, to talk specifically of The Mourning Vessels, the reader is immediately dragged into this exciting story by the prologue, which describes two unusual people visiting a widow offering to 'solve' her grief, not to help with it, or provide counselling to help her through it, but to 'solve it'. This, together with the strange questions they seem to be asking her, immediately puts the reader on the alert that there is a puzzle to be solved here. Who are these people, and what are they doing? Together with this you also have the mysterious Honeyman, who is he and where does he come from? What does he want? All this and more is revealed in this fascinating and absorbing supernatural thriller. In fact, if this was not enough, you also have the Vessels themselves, what on earth could a bespoke Cluedo board, an antique typewriter and a welsh dresser have in common, and why do they seem connected to the unusual portraits in the houses? Why is Ellie receiving letters that only her dead father can send and what does phrenology have to do with it all? For the answers to these questions I can only recommend that you read the book. I would personally guarantee that it will not disappoint. This is definitely another 5 star performance from this remarkable author. All I can say is thank you again Peter for such a scintillating few hours buried within the pages of your fantastic books.
Beci, Maescymmer
The Mourning Vessels
Mourning Vessels is an incredibly apt title, which to me describes the true subject matter of the book, rather than the obvious items featured throughout, it's a book about loss and longing amongst the next of kin and the strength of love in both selfless and selfish aspects. The selfish desire to hang on to those you love, even if it prevents them from transcending this mortal plane, coupled with the strength of love that can indeed conquer all. The book, allows the reader entry into the private feelings and actions of those who outlive their relatives, and displays the strength of faith in times of need. As I read the book, I went from apathetic negativity to admiration and a desire for 'good' to win out over evil. Not for the usual 'the hero's are the best, and so get my vote' but for the desire for the right thing to be done, and the very wrong things to be undone. The main character of the book goes from typically self centred early womanhood, with a sense of unfounded superiority and unquenchable bitchiness, to a noble daughter, trying to save her parents and her family. Her father in particular, is entirely convincing in his absent role as uncaring, bitter old man, before being ultimately revealed as the most loving and determined father desperate to save his own daughter. The villains are truly villainous, doing what the British public despises the most, preying on the weak, vulnerable and unwary. Promising silver coated dreams, but delivering filth and nightmares. The vindictiveness and uncaring nature of the trustees is made ever more potent as it is all done with words, the most vicious of weaponry. There are moments in this book where even a strong man may find cause to knuckle his eyes, and the realisation that we are all in fact mortal, fearful and ashamed. There are also moments in this book where the strength of human character is revealed, and the determination to succeed where there is no hope, marks out the best of us. In conclusion, this book took me for a ride, it fooled me at times, and infuriated me frequently, it made me think, and it made me smile. And despite its truly creepy content, it leaves you feeling better about yourself.
Nurglespuss, Caerphilly
The Mourning Vessels
I read The Mourning Vessels in a week as it was that unputdownable. It is deeper than your standard thriller, with elements of humour scattered throughout to break up the satisfyingly eeire plot. If you need a good read this winter or looking for a gift for Christmas, this is your book!
Chris, Swansea
The Mourning Vessels
It took me all of five hours to read this book because it was completely enthralling, I was utterly hooked. I think the characterisation of Honeyman, Ellen, Wells and Page was fantastic, they really made this novel for me, and I haven't even written about the plot, which was unique and thrilling. This book kept me up at night because I couldn't put it down, and because when I finally did drop off, I dreamt about porcelain dolls and collodians. I cannot wait to read the next one, I'm on tenterhooks.
Nic, Abergavenny
The Mourning Vessels
Very gripping, very filmic (can see it as a movie…Terence Stamp as Honeyman possibly). Brilliant stuff once again.
Simon, Nottingham
Dark Covenant
As a rule, I am not a huge fan of Thrillers, supernatural or otherwise. Dark Covenant has changed my mind about that. It was the first book I've read in ages that was so difficult to put down. Whilst the main character was pretty unlikeable I still cared what happened to him: I couldn't stop reading and was hanging on every word. A brilliant take on the age-old Faustian Damnation game.
Laura, Cardiff
The Mourning Vessels
I absolutely loved The Mourning Vessels. I've been reading it till all hours - I have been unable to put it down.
Emma, Nottingham
The Mourning Vessels
Just finished the book and it's excellent. Look forward to book three. Keep up the great story telling.
Paul, London
Dark Covenant
Disturbingly dark, gripping, utterly fantastic.
Emma, Nottingham
The Mourning Vessels
have now read this book. you and I spoke of tenby once. as i was brought up in saundersfoot, was looking forward to your new book. i was not disappointed and have been recommending it to all old schoolfriends in the area.i now look forward to your next one!!!
Peter, Cardiff
Dark Covenant
I was walking around Cardiff and found a bookstore that Peter Luther was signing in. We talked for awhile and I bought the book the Dark Convenant.Truthfully I was worried that I would not be able to get into the book. Well I was wrong it is easy and a clean read. Peter's story is fresh and a wonderful surprise. Once I started reading I found that I could follow the story easily. I kept reading even when a special oreded book arrived at home. If Peter's book was not good I would have placed it down at that point. I will tell my friends about this book,it is a great read for all scifi fans. Keep up the good work.
Eunice, Malden, Ma. USA
The Mourning Vessels
I was thrilled to make the trip from Swansea to Abergavenny to meet Peter to get his new novel The Mourning Vessels signed and was even more excited to start reading later that day. After reading Dark Covenant many times I was curious to see if this new novel would continue with Peters unique style of writing and I was not disappointed. Absolutely loved this first book in the Honeyman series and can't wait until Precious Cargo is released - hopefully sometime this year. Well Done Peter - another literary masterpiece.
Emma, Swansea
The Mourning Vessels
What a good read,amazing storyline. It kept me hooked from first to last page.I am now looking forward to the next book. Keep them coming.
Ann, Crickhowell
The Mourning Vessels
REALLY ENJOYED THE MOURNING VESSELS I COULD NOT PUT IT DOWN. EVERY CHAPTER I READ I HAD TO READ JUST ONE MORE TO SEE WHAT HAPPENED NEXT.I LIKED THE TWISTS OF SOME OF THE CHARACTERS IT KEPT ME GUESSING. LOOK FORWARD TO YOUR NEXT BOOK.
Mrs Elliott, Newark
Dark Covenant
What an amazing book! I started reading it on the train home from Peter's Southampton book signing session, read it till late into the night and was up early the next day to finish it. Once you start reading it, you cannot carry on with your normal life unless you finish the whole book. Superb work Peter!
Carole, Weymouth
Dark Covenant
Having bought both Dark Covenant for myself and The mourning vessels for my son at the Southampton book signing 2 days ago, I have to say that I have already finished mine, and am tempted to start my son's rather than wait for him to finish with it! Excellent story, couldn't put it down!
Sheila, Southampton
Dark Covenant
absolutely brilliant. this book (not one i would have chosen to buy) was given to me by a friend. i could not put it down. when i finished it i immediately read it again. not only is the book intricat but very, very cleverly put together. probably in my top four most appreciated books i will ever read. i felt as though i was in the book. and the characters were most certainly alive. if you like fiction and i dont usualy this book is a MUST READ! do yourself a favour and buy it now.
Anthony, Barry
Dark Covenant
I sometimes find that books with a 'surprise' or 'twist' ending are far too predictable, meaning that I have to wade through 100+ pages of the supposedly intelligent main character failing to spot the obvious. With Dark Covenant I was really impressed with the way that you kept the mystery going right until the end. Every time I decided that I knew what was going on you added some 'evidence' or a new situation that made me question everything again. The characters and situations also felt more flushed out than the average book of this genre, which are usually quite one-dimensional.
David, Plymouth
Dark Covenant
Just letting you know i thoroughly enjoyed Dark Covenant, tho it started slowly it really built and was hard to put down. Looking forward to seeing you in swansea on sat for the mourning vessels.
Sean, Port Talbot
Dark Covenant
Just letting you know i thoroughly enjoyed Dark Covenant, tho it started slowly it really built and was hard to put down. Looking forward to seeing you in swansea on sat for the mourning vessels.
Sean, Port Talbot
The Mourning Vessels
Just finished the book, and only started it this morning, but like a vessel it sucked me in and wouldn't let me go till i was done. what a choice to go with Phrenology, and to link it to satanism seemed so glaringly obvious you wonder why no one had done it before, tho best ideas do seem to stare you in the face on hindsight, sheer masterstroke, and the cluedo pieces too, should have realised it was miss scarlet on the cover, a few twists too, to keep the reader guessing, right to end, thoroughly enjoyed it, looking forward to your next work.
Sean, Port Talbot
The Mourning Vessels
The Mourning Vessels was absolutely fantastic.Couldn't put the book down. Can't wait for the next book. Keep up the great writing
JayJay,
Dark Covenant
I really enjoyed the twists and turns in this book; I was never quite sure where we were going next...which is fabulous as there is something vaguely disappointing about a book when you have already worked out the plot in advance! I particularly liked the ending, which showed you are not afraid of following a story to a real conclusion...
Pennymoon, Portsmouth
The Mourning Vessels
Having read The Dark Covenant, I was really looking forward to The Mourning Vessels and am happy to report that I was not disappointed! Once again the plot twists and turns, and just when you think you have it all figured out...lol...something truly surprising turns up! Peter has a fantastic style of writing that makes it very difficult to put the book down (as the bags under my eyes will witness) until you have reached the final page.
Pennymoon, Portsmouth
The Mourning Vessels
I read about one book a week,and have just got to say this was one of the best,its well worth the read, well done peter, can't wait for the next one.
Monica, Newark, Notts
Dark Covenant
My book was signed in Nottingham and you wished me luck with my ventures. I've sat down to read your work and am so glad I wandered into Waterstones that day. I hope to see more of your work hitting the store.
Red, Nottingham
The Mourning Vessels
Hi Peter, just finished reading The Mourning Vessels, a copy you signed for me a few months ago at Waterstones, Gloucester. Finally got round to reading it last week and couldn't put it down! A very enjoyable and thrilling read from front to back.
Lee, Cheltenham
Dark Covenant
I have reread Dark Covenant many times since receiving it and I encourage everyone I can to do the same! I can't wait to get the next two books.
Kelly, Indiana. USA
Precious Cargo
Unlike many authors who start off with a strong voice and interesting concept but degenerate into rehashing previous concepts and narratives, Peter Luther continues to go from strength to strength. From the moment I opened the book I was transported into the somewhat weird yet wonderful world of Peter Luther's imagination. In his inimitable style he has once again managed to write a novel that captivates from the very beginning. Precious Cargo follows the story of a fertility clinic and its children, revealing the dark secret of its success rate and the terrible price that must be paid. I don't want to give away the twists and turns of this astounding novel but I will say that Peter Luther has managed to write an intriguing narrative that answers just enough questions to satisfy whilst still leaving the story alive as you close the back cover. My only complaint is the loss of sleep; once started you will not be able to put the book down! Treat yourself to some quality time and lose yourself in his world...after all there is nothing quite like curling up with a good Luther.
Mrs Hepworth, Swansea
Precious Cargp
Precious Cargo is fantastic! Possibly the best to date! i could not put the book down, Honeyman is getting better and better and so indepth as a character. i can't wait to see the next instalment....
Emma, Nottingham
The Mourning Vessels
Hiya Peter, After meeting you in Wrexham I have been reading The Mourning Vessels and have to admit how surprised I am to find that I got into the book so quickly....its so different to what everyone else is writing and you have me spellbound!! I will be buying your other books to which I can't wait to read... Thank you for opening my eyes on a local author and it was a great pleasure to of met you
Sharon, Corwen
Precious Cargo
READ YOUR BOOK PETER COULD NOT PUT IT DOWN ONE WORD GREAT
Caroline, Nottingham
Precious Cargo
I thought Precious Cargo was dynamic. fast paced and kept me guessing to the end. I found it totally gripping and have since re-read it and enjoyed it that extra bit more the second time around.
Emma, Swansea
Precious Cargo
The second Honeyman novel is absolutely fantastic, Luther has developed both his writing style and his character and taken them to new heights. The greatest acheivement is Luther's refusal to be pigeonholed into one category, he transcends from one genre to another and has found great appeal with many different audiences. I thought that the first Honeyman novel was great, but Luther has really outdone himself with the second, which is very hard to do. You feel real empathy with the characters, and not just the obviously 'good' ones, you also feel something for the morally questionable characters too. I would recommend this book to anyone who loves crime, the mysteries within the plot are twisted and imaginative. Those who love horror will really appreciate the detail and sometimes grotesque decriptions. But most of all it will appeal to anyone who appreciates an intricate plot that keeps you guessing, fantastic writing that makes you feel something, and great characters that I know will only get better with age. I cannot wait for the next installment!!!
Nic, Cardiff
Dark Covenant
We met in the tenby bookshop over the bank holiday weekend in May where my wife and I obtained a signed copy of Dark Covenant. As requested, I am more than pleased to provide feedback on a most excellent piece of literature that kept me gripped until the last page. I look forward to acquiring further copies of your work in addition to my ever growing library.
Mike, Seve Sisters
All of them!
You signed a copy of Dark cevenant for me in Waterstones - Aberystwyth. I absolutely love the story and have re-read it many times, I have just finished reading The Mourning Vessle (about 5 minutes ago) and have already read Precious Cargo. I would just like to say how amazing I think your literature is, I have been searching for many years to find such intense and captivating storylines, I cannot put your books down, I am very much looking forwards to your new Honeyman Novel The Vanity Rooms... Very excited indeed. So well done and please please please keep writing!
Sammie,
Dark Covenant
I hate you. Don't you realise I need my sleep? Three days in a row I've struggled into work, yawning in my boss morning meetings, promising myself I'd go to sleep early tonight. oh yes. I wouldn't read any more of Dark Covenant tonight, oh no. But... it "calls" to me, don't you see? And now, it's gone midnight and I have to be up at 6, but I "had" to finish it. Damn you. Now, where's the next one...??
Ian, Slough
Dark Covenant
This book is an imaginative, well written page-turner that seemingly encompasses some Gothic aspects as well 'modern day chicanery'. I envy and applaud Mr Luthers' imagination.
Rioroy, Connah's Quay

 

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