I found The Twisted Tree while looking for a different book, and picked it up because of the cover. It was a quick and nice read. I found it spooky, but not too scary. With all those faces and the draugr, it would probably make a bloodchilling film.
I liked the setting: a cottage on an island off the Norwegian coast. I also liked how the characters evolve. Martha stops whining about her scarred face and learns to live with it. Her mother accepts their heritage. And Stig - you leave that thread hanging loose, in the end, but I believe he, too, grew up.
There's words of wisdom in The Twisted Tree. I hope I won't forget.
Christina Widmann de Fran