More than just a ghost story, this is an exquisitely told psychological thriller. Unputdownable!
A genuinely terrifying tale ... I cannot recommend this novel enough, especially in these dark nights, you will certainly get more than you bargained for. I did.
Evocative, chilling and superbly unsettling, it is very good indeed.
A chilling period piece, Dark Matter cunningly illustrates how fear, rather than death, is the great equaliser.
An atmospheric ghost story that would give Susan Hill a run for her money
Paver's descriptions of the topography are marvellously vivid and add to the sense of menace that suffuses the story
This gripping ghost story has moments of horror and beauty
Dark Matter builds suspense brilliantly ... As well as a ghost story, it's a great portrayal of Svalbard and the experience of spending a winter in the Arctic.
A genuinely suspenseful and really quite chilling tale
Ghost stories don't frighten me much but this one did. Quite a lot, actually ... Chilling in every respect.