Darkness Falls was a horrid book. The premise is a bit fun, involving ecological terrorism and oil-eating bacteria, it could have stolen a page out of Zodiac. Instead, it read like a lousy Tom Clancy knock-off, which is very bad indeed. I cannot describe how painfully predictable the entire story is. If you read the back cover and have any exposure to these types of books, you could pretty much write the outline, and probably get most of the specific details correct as well. At least it was over quick. Premise is fun, writing is not. Don’t waste the two hours it will be necessary for you to read it. 2/10.