Carin Gerhardsen was born in 1962 in Katrineholm, Sweden. Originally a mathematician, she enjoyed a successful career as an IT consultant before turning her hand to writing crime fiction. Carin now lives in Stockholm with her husband and their two children, and is working on the Hammarby series, which began withThe Gingerbread House and Cinderella Girl and continues with The Last Lullaby.
The pages turn themselves, right up to the final startling twist --
Carin Gerhardsen writes so vividly, like she is painting with words, gripping your heart and soul in an ever-tightening tourniquet -- Peter James
The books are fast-paced and addictive: finely tuned pieces that virtually demand to be read in one sitting -- Barry Forshaw