The first terrifying, must-read murder thriller from a No.1 international bestselling author.
Lars Kepler is a No.1 bestselling international sensation, whose Joona Linna thrillers have sold in excess of 10 million copies in 20 countries. The first book in the series, The Hypnotist, was selected for the 2012 Richard and Judy Book Club and the most recent, The Sandman, was one of the Evening Standard's books of the year. This is the sixth novel in the series and went straight to No.1 in Sweden, Norway, Holland, Denmark and Finland. Lars Kepler is the pseudonym for writing duo, Alexander and Alexandra Ahndoril. They live with their family in Sweden.
'Terrifying and original' SUN
'The thriller that's taking Europe by storm...ferocious, visceral storytelling that wraps you in a cloak of darkness. It's stunning.' DAILY MAIL
'One of the best - if not the best - Scandinavian crime thrillers I've read.' RED
'A rollercoaster ride of a thriller full of striking twists'
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'You'll be terrified' EVENING STANDARD
'All the hallmarks of a classic...a brutal crime, a missing child and an irresistible detective. this is crime writing at its most devilishly involving.' MARIE CLAIRE
'If the post-Stieg Larsson boom was ebbing, Kepler promises to revitalise the genre by bringing a sulphurous whiff of Hannibal Lecter to this case.' FINANCIAL TIMES
'A genuine chiller...commanding and deeply scarifying stuff.' INDEPENDENT