Three Graves Full

Published by ONE in Paperback / Epub (£12.99) on 10-10-2013

A darkly comic suspense novel which combines the humour of the Coen brothers with the tense pacing of Alfred Hitchcock. Jamie Mason spins the gripping story of lonely widower and accidental murderer Jason Getty, who lives with the guilt of having buried his victim in his backyard, only to discover two other bodies, a man and a woman, when his garden is dug up by a landscaping firm.

The persistent detectives investigating the two murders are at first unaware of the third, but old blood stains soon reveal its existence. Jason is thrown into a macabre plot of trying to cover up his deed while forging a soul redeeming friendship with Leah, the dead man’s fearless widow.

 

  • Mason strides confidently into Coen brothers territory with her highly entertaining, solidly plotted debut about loneliness and the need for companionship  … With sly wit Mason tweaks genre clichés while respecting crime fiction tenets.

    Publishers Weekly (Starred review)

  • An astonishingly accomplished debut … Mason is a writer to watch very closely

    Booklist (Starred review)

  • Mason’s prose is at times as lovely as poetry, and wry humor deftly offsets her grim tale to devastating effect… Mason has written a quirky and downright thrilling treat that is not to be missed

    Library Journal

  • Mason’s quirky debut novel deftly weaves dark humor into a plot that’s as complicated as a jigsaw puzzle but more fun to put together… a dandy of a first outing with not a single boring moment.

    Kirkus

  • Three Graves Full is deep and dark, yet funny, a refreshing combination that snags the reader like a grappling hook – destined to become a success.

    New York Journal of Books

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