A well-balanced combination of horror, suspense, folklore, and biology...it leaves you begging for more.
Jansson paints an atmospheric and mysterious portrait of the mire with the help of mist, light, and old legends. It becomes a place where life and death collide, a sort of anteroom to the realm of the dead...one of the absolute best suspense debuts this year
A bone-chillingly cool crime debut.
The atmosphere is what makes me fall, head over heels: a lonely woman who rents out her city apartment and heads out into the wilderness . . . The Forbidden Place is one of the best and most complete debut novels I've ever read
An ominous read with a creepy ambience.
Fans of Scandi Noir are sure to be hooked on this atmospheric and suspenseful thriller.
Susanne Jansson's debut novel is thrilling, at times both creepy and frightening...sent shivers down my spine.