The third novel in the internationally bestselling Malin Fors series of Swedish crime novels, the first of which, MIDWINTER SACRIFICE, was a Richard & Judy Bookclub selection. Perfect for fans of Scandinavian crime and the hit television series The Killing and The Bridge.
Mons Kallentoft grew up in a working-class household in the provincial town of Linkoping, Sweden, where the Malin Fors series is set. Before becoming a writer, he worked in journalism and is also a keen food critic. His first novel, PESETAS, was awarded the Swedish equivalent of the Whitbread Award. He has been married to Karolina for over 20 years, and they live in Stockholm with their daughter and son.His novels are translated into English by Neil Smith.Visit Mons' website at www.monskallentoft.se and his Facebook page at www.facebook.com/MonsKallentoft and follow him on Twitter @Kallentoft
My current favourite among the Scandinavian crime writers is another Swede, Mons Kallentoft. So far, three of his Malin Fors books have been translated into English: Midwinter Sacrifice, Summertime Death and Autumn Killing. I loved them all, particularly for the way Kallentoft gives a voice to his victims. - Alex GrayPraise for Mons Kallentoft's MALIN FORS series - . . .Kallentoft's books have been called beautiful, exquisite and original. I can see why. - Literary ReviewHe has a completely unique style, an exquisite narrative that you drink in with pleasure . . . I'm convinced: a crime novel doesn't get much more beautiful than this - Kristian StadsbladetDon't bother with Stieg Larsson, Kallentoft is better - Magnus Utvik, Sweden's leading criticOne of the best-realised female heroines I've read by a male writer - GuardianThe highest suspense - Camilla Lackberg, international bestselling author of The StonecutterThe strengths of this complex and excellent novel include realistic dialogue, thorough characterisation and concern for social issues - New Zealand Listener