The Higher You Go
The Darker It Gets

Today, The Wind Will Die, And The Dread Will Grow


Greatest killer of them all.

Five Englishmen set off from Darjeeling, determined to conquer the sacred summit.  But courage can only take them so far.

As the wind dies, the dread grows.

Mountain sickness.

The horrors of extreme altitude.

And a past that will not stay buried…

Radio 2 Book Club

Chosen by Simon Mayo for the BBC Radio Two Book Club!

Michelle Paver - Thin Air Launch

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"Paver is the mistress of suspense"

The Times

"A spellbinding read"


"A story of horror and beauty"

Sunday Telegraph

“This vivid ghost story reads like a classic”

Sunday Mirror

"A wonderfully atmospheric and hugely enjoyable ghost story"

Anthony Horowitz