The twists and turns throughout the story will keep you guessing just as you think you've figured it all out.
"The Darkest Room" has all the elements essential to good storytelling - a compelling plot, interesting multi-layer characters as well as live atmosphere.
His physical knowledge of the area has combined with the stories and the history of the place to make wonderfully atmospheric books.
Really enjoyed this book - not what I expected. A bit spooky and am glad Gerlof gets involved again. The super sleuth of the old folks home!Published 27 days ago by CMB
The Darkest Room by Johan Theorin has been sitting on my To Be Read pile for a while. It was only when I finished it that I realised it’s the second of a quartet of books, each set... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Elizabeth Lhuede
A very atmospheric novel set on the island of Oland, off the coast of Sweden. I found myself worrying about the safety of the main characters as the novel progressed - a rare event... Read morePublished 2 months ago by urszulat
A couple from Stockholm buys a fixer upper manor house on the island of Oeland. Shortly after they move in, someone dies and the living embark on a path to unraveling the... Read morePublished 2 months ago by vera kolpakova
Somewhat strained storyline....as t hough the author was having difficulty hanging on to the storyline...a forgettable read.Published 5 months ago by c. andreasen
A gripping read, indeed. The story takes place on a remote Swedish island where a newly moved family experiences a tragedy and tries to deal with secrets left on the property. Read morePublished 6 months ago by E. J.
I really enjoyed this book which was part mystery and part ghost story. The atmosphere of Eel Point and the lighthouse was captivating, I liked the characters, and I especially... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Amazon Customer
The book was interesting, exciting, and I liked it. The only negative I will mention is that the translation from Swedish to English could have been better. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Rolf Eivind Jorgensen
Apparent ghosts, lots of snow and apparitions make up for this unlikely thriller. Dissapointing to say the least after reading all the positive reviews.Published 11 months ago by Antonio F. Ros