Salley Vickers is the author of several bestselling novels including Miss Garnet's Angel, Mr Golightly's Holiday, The Other Side of You and Dancing Backwards. Her most recent books are The Cleaner of Chartres (Viking 2012) and short story collection The Boy Who Could See Death (Viking 2015). She has worked as a cleaner, a dancer, a teacher of children with special needs, a university lecturer and a psychoanalyst.
Effortlessly conjures surprises, brilliantly realized, pricelessly entertaining * Observer * Tremendous, unsettling, brilliantly creepy * Independent * A compelling and often startling collection of stories. Vickers is a storyteller of note and grace * Daily Express * Tense and mysterious * The Lady *