It has been riveting over the years to watch the development of Thorn as a character, this in spite of the tragedies he has experienced over the course of his literary life. GOING DARK is the 10th book in the series, and while it is not necessarily his best work, it is anything but a disappointment.
Author James W. Hall is seemingly incapable of writing badly, and his latest contains some of his best descriptive passages to date. The backdrop of the story is the Florida wilderness where Thorn has ensconced himself in order to achieve some peace through isolation, which he has accomplished with varying degrees of success. The first lesson the book presents is that nature is equally beautiful and