Book Review: #9 The Ice Child, by Camilla Lackberg

Swedish Title: Lejontämjaren Publication Date: March 10th, 2016 Pages: 424 Description: January, Fjällbacka. A semi-naked girl wanders through the woods in freezing cold weather. When she finally reaches the road, a car comes out of nowhere. It doesn’t manage to stop. By the time Detective Patrik Hedström receives word of the accident, the girl has already been identified. Four months ago she disappeared on her way … Continue reading Book Review: #9 The Ice Child, by Camilla Lackberg

#7 The Lost Boy, by Camilla Lackberg

Swedish Title: Fyrvaktaren Publication Date: 2009 English Publication: March 2013 Pages: 493  Description: Mats Sverin was Fjällbacka’s financial director on a regeneration project worth millions. When he is found murdered, Detective Patrik Hedström must find answers. It seems Mats was a man who everybody liked yet nobody really knew—a man with something to hide…Is it just a coincidence that his high school sweetheart, Nathalie, has returned to … Continue reading #7 The Lost Boy, by Camilla Lackberg

#6 The Drowning, Camilla Lackberg

Swedish title: Sjöjungfrun ( originally translation:  The mermaid) Originally published: 2008 English translation: 2008 Pages: 480 Product details: Christian Thydell’s dream has come true: his debut novel, The Mermaid, is published to rave reviews. So why is he as distant and unhappy as ever? When crime writer Erica Falck, who discovered Christian’s talents, learns he has been receiving anonymous threats, she investigates not just the … Continue reading #6 The Drowning, Camilla Lackberg

#5 The Hidden Child, by Camilla Lackberg

Swedish title: Tyskungen Publication date: 2007 English publication: 2011 Pages: 400 Product details: Crime writer Erica Falck is shocked to discover a Nazi medal among her late mother’s possessions. Haunted by a childhood of neglect, she resolves to dig deep into her family’s past and finally uncover the reasons why. Her enquiries lead her to the home of a retired history teacher. He was among … Continue reading #5 The Hidden Child, by Camilla Lackberg

#4 The Gallows Bird/The Stranger, Camilla Lackberg

Swedish: Olycksfågeln Originally publication: 2006 Translation date: March 2011 ( English) Pages: 378 Product details:  A local woman is killed in a tragic car crash, but it isn’t a clear-cut drunk driving case. The victim’s blood contains high alcohol levels, but she rarely drank a drop. Meanwhile, a reality television show begins shooting in the town, and as cameras shadow the stars’ every move, tempers start … Continue reading #4 The Gallows Bird/The Stranger, Camilla Lackberg

#3 The Stonecutter, Camilla Lackberg

Swedish Title: Stenhuggaren Publication date : 2005 English Publication: 2008 Product Details:  The third psychological thriller from No 1 bestselling Swedish crime sensation Camilla Läckberg. Irresistible for fans of Stieg Larsson and Jo Nesbo. The remote resort of Fjllbacka has seen its share of tragedy, though perhaps none worse than that of the little girl found in a fisherman’s net. But this was no accidental drowning … Continue reading #3 The Stonecutter, Camilla Lackberg

#2 The Preacher by Camilla Lackberg

Swedish Title: Predikanten Publication date : 2004 English Publication: 2009 Product Details:  During an unusually hot July, detective Patrik Hedstrom and Erica Falck are enjoying a rare week at home together, nervous and excited about the imminent birth of their first baby. Across town, however, a six-year-old boy makes a gruesome discovery that will ravage their little tourist community and catapult Patrik into the center of … Continue reading #2 The Preacher by Camilla Lackberg

#1 The Ice Princess, Camilla Lackberg

Swedish title : Isprinsessan Swedish publication: 2003 English publication : April 1, 2008 Product description : Returning to her hometown of Fjallbacka after the funeral of her parents, writer Erica Falck finds a community on the brink of tragedy. The death of her childhood friend, Alex, is just the beginning. Her wrists slashed, her body frozen in an ice-cold bath, it seems that she has taken … Continue reading #1 The Ice Princess, Camilla Lackberg