The Resting Place by Camilla Sten

Title: The Resting Place
Author: Camilla Sten
Publisher: Minotaur Books, St. Martin's Press
Genre:  General Fiction (Adult), Mystery & Thrillers
Format:  Kindle
No. of Pages:  322
Date of Publication: 29 March, 2022
My Rating:  4 stars

My Thoughts 

I couldn’t wait to read this one after reading the premise and I’m so glad I did; I really enjoyed this. An engaging thriller throughout, Camilla Sten’s The Resting Place is a perfect read over a rainy weekend. 

This is my first book by Ms. Sten and I’m looking forward to reading more of her works.

Thanks to St. Martin’s Press and Netgalley for an eARC of this title. Opinions shared are influenced by nothing other than my reading experience.


Most Anticipated by Bustle * Goodreads * Mystery Tribune

"Engrossing, character-rich, powerful. Sten is on a roll."—Publishers Weekly(starred review)

Crimson Peak meets The Sanatorium in The Resting Place, a heart-thumping, unforgettable novel of horror and suspense by international sensation Camilla Sten.

Deep rooted secrets.
A twisted family history.
And a house that will never let go.

Eleanor lives with prosopagnosia, the inability to recognize a familiar person's face. It causes stress. Acute anxiety.

It can make you question what you think you know.

When Eleanor walked in on the scene of her capriciously cruel grandmother, Vivianne’s, murder, she came face to face with the killer—a maddening expression that means nothing to someone like her. With each passing day, the horror of having come so close to a murderer—and not knowing if they’d be back—overtakes both her dreams and her waking moments, thwarting her perception of reality.

Then a lawyer calls. Vivianne has left her a house—a looming estate tucked away in the Swedish woods. The place her grandfather died, suddenly. A place that has housed a chilling past for over fifty years.

Eleanor. Her steadfast boyfriend, Sebastian. Her reckless aunt, Veronika. The lawyer. All will go to this house of secrets, looking for answers. But as they get closer to uncovering the truth, they’ll wish they had never come to disturb what rests there.

Praise for Camilla Sten

"Come for the mounting horror and scares."—New York Times Book Review

“Pays homage to Shirley Jackson."—South Florida Sun-Sentinel

"Impossible to stop reading." —Ragnar Jonasson


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