The Higher You Go
The Darker It Gets

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!

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"Paver is the mistress of suspense"

The Times

“Like Touching the Void rewritten by Jack London, Thin Air is a heart-freezing masterpiece.”

The Guardian

"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

"Eerie, unsettling... gets under your skin"

Daily Express

Clever story... the tale just rips along. Lots of action, great characters and a nice big mountainous metaphor rearing above it all. Just fantastic!

Daily Mail

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