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.
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 22 days 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 1 month 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 5 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 5 months ago by Antonio F. Ros
Scene setting and character explication excellent. After the sun set and cold dark winter set in..it just wasn't an experience I wanted to get into. Read morePublished 7 months ago by BritLit teacher
Although I am not usually a "Spirit/Ghosty" person, I thought the interweave in this was atmospheric & intriguing, as was the complexity of the "murder mystery"... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Clrbrook
I will read Theorin's next book. He writes well.
I did not like this one. This is his first novel.
There were too many plots and subplots. Read more
I enjoyed reading The Darkest Room. The rich description of the atmosphere on the Island Oland and Eel Point was believable. Read morePublished 12 months ago by kczar
I enjoyed this book, plenty of twists and turns. Engaging and well written, interesting story and concept and, for an American reader, a nice change of scenery.Published 17 months ago by Paula Knox