I’m absolutely thrilled with the response to The Dark Room, it’s hit the No 1 slot in Eason for THREE weeks in a row, and is an Irish Times TOP 10 bestseller! The blogger response has been amazing with a solid 4* and 5* rating from the blog tour organised by the incredible Anne Cater. Here’s just one review from Bookish Jottings:
A sinister, twisted and atmospheric thriller sure to send many a chill scuttling down your spine, Sam Blake’s The Dark Room is a nail-biting page-turner readers will not be able to put down….Thriller fans won’t be able to resist this ingenious thriller that is deftly crafted and beautifully plotted. Rich in atmosphere, intensity and suspense, Sam Blake’s The Dark Room is a gripping and tense chiller where the pages just turn themselves sure to go down a treat with fans of Lisa Jewell and C L Taylor.
The Daily Mail also had lovely things to say
‘Laced with creepy menace and dark characters that live in the mind… gets under the skin very quickly.’
The press has been fabulous, with a huge article in the Sunday Independent
And I did a really lovely interview with RTE Arena’s Sean Rocks which is now on the RTE Culture website, find out all about how I came up with the story (or it found me, more accurately) and the spooks in my house! :
Andrew Lynch got the scoop on my top 10 favourite tracks for the Business Post’s Rhythm Nation, which includes Katy Perry’s Firework (mindblowingly brilliant at the #BidenInauguration)
The most exciting thing is hearing the feedback from readers and seeing their posts on social, I’m thrilled that this book has been received so well, it’s a bit different from what’s out there and readers are telling me it really does transport you to a country house hotel in West Cork called Hare’s Landing….