The No 1 Swedish thriller by the author of The Hypnotist and The Nightmare
One girl is dead
Detective Inspector Joona Linna has been called to a home for troubled girls, north of Stockholm. A young girl has been brutally murdered, her body arranged in bed with her hands covering her eyes.
One girl is missing
Vicky Bennet is the only girl unaccounted for. Did she run away to escape the chaos or does a bloody hammer found under her pillow make her the prime suspect?
One girl claims to have witnessed it all
In Stockholm, Flora Hansen works as a medium, pretending to commune with the dead. When she begins to suffer crippling visions of the young girl’s murder, will anyone believe her?
As Joona refuses to accept the easy answers, his search leads him into darker, more violent territory, and, finally, to a shocking confrontation with his past.
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‘Scandi noir at its best ’ Evening Standard
‘A rich, nuanced tale, ideal for beach reading, just as long as the beach doesn’t harbor too many shadows’ Kirkus
‘A brilliant thriller’ Norrköpings Tidningar
Praise for Lars Kepler:
‘Taking Europe by storm’ Daily Mail
‘Kepler has a direct line to a very dark place in the human soul’ Lev Grossman, Time
‘More energetic than Mankell, as socially involved as Larsson, Kepler matches Jo Nesbo for gothic excitement’ Weekend AustralianAbout the Author:
A No. 1 bestselling international sensation, Lars Kepler has sold in excess of 1.5 million copies of the Joona Linna series in Sweden alone. Their first thriller, The Hypnotist, has just been released as a film, directed by Lasse Hallström. The Fire Witness is the third thriller in the Joona Linna series following on from The Nightmare in 2012. Lars Kepler is the pseudonym for writing duo, Alexander and Alexandra Ahndoril.They live with their family in Sweden.
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Book Description Blue Door. Book Condition: New. 2013. Hardcover. . . . . . . Bookseller Inventory # 9780007467747
Book Description Blue Door. Book Condition: New. 2013. Hardcover. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # 9780007467747