The Darkest Room
Publish date: 2010
Publisher: Black Swan
Pages no: 480
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, Mystery Thriller
, Scandinavian Literature
, Swedish Literature
Series: The Öland Quartet (#2)
Joakim and Katrine decide to move to a manor near the shore of Öland. There have been a number of strange deaths ever since the house was build using salvage wood from a wrecked ship. I don't really know what to think of this story. I liked his first book better, I guess. I'm not really into ghost s...
When I had read Echoes from the Dead, I was not really expecting a taut thriller, with a sad and believable protagonist and a plot which racing between two time periods and an unlikely outcome, a twist in the very last pages. It kept me hooked up to the last page. I made the mistake of underestimati...
bookshelves: translation, one-penny-wonder, mystery-thriller, winter-20102011, sweden, boo-scary, published-2008 Read from January 20 to February 15, 2011 Translated from the Swedish by Marlaine DelargyWINTER 1846This is where my book begins. It is bitter mid-winter on the Swedish island of Ol...
I don't read crime/mystery or ghost stories, but heck I loved the way the sample pulled me back to Sweden. Variation is good!
Scandinavian literature is getting more and more popular. It's not a surprise if they write such good books like "The Darkest Room". The book tells a story of a family who moved on an island which is supposedly haunted by spirits of people who died there. This bad emotions of the island have a direc...