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The Forgotten Girls - Community Reviews back

by Sara Blædel
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DanySpike
DanySpike rated it 3 years ago
Good idea, but poorly executed, in my opinion. The main character, Louise, hardly does any detective work and spends all her time just moping around. Her journalist friend is shown as an hysterical bride who nevertheless does the only interesting detective work. I felt that the rhythm of the book wa...
Mirkat Always Reading
Mirkat Always Reading rated it 4 years ago
For most of the book, I felt it was on its way to a three-star rating from me. I was thinking interesting premise, writing a bit workman-like and prone to over-explaining. An example of the over-explaining: "My name is Louise Rick," she said, holding out her hand and explaining who she was. ...
Url Phantomhive
Url Phantomhive rated it 4 years ago
It's been a while since I last read a Scandinavian thriller, but I felt it was time for another one. I believe that even though this is the first book that is published in English, there are six earlier novels in the series. However, there were some things that made me feel this book was a fresh sta...
The Book Ends Reviews
The Book Ends Reviews rated it 4 years ago
THE FORGOTTEN GIRLS Four days later, Louise Rick still had no answers. The body of an unidentified woman was discovered in a local forest. A large, unique scar on one side of her face should have made the identification easy, but nobody has reported her missing. As the new commander of the Missing...
It's a Mad Mad World
It's a Mad Mad World rated it 5 years ago
A woman's body is found in the forest, but no one seems to know who she is. Louise Rick then discovers that the woman is already dead, or rather that she was a patient in a state mental institution and was declared dead 30 years ago. Now Louise and her colleague Eik must find out how a woman can be...
Thewanderingjew
Thewanderingjew rated it 5 years ago
The story takes place in Denmark. This book is part of a series featuring Detective Louise Ricks. She has recently transferred from the Homicide Division to the Missing Persons Division. When the body of an unidentified, disfigured, developmentally-challenged young girl is discovered, Louise swings ...
Injoy's Blogs + Book Reviews
Injoy's Blogs + Book Reviews rated it 5 years ago
I received a free kindle copy of The Forgotten Girls by Sara Blaedel, translated by Signe Rod Golly, in an Amazon promotion in exchange for a fair review. I gave this intense, tragic story five stars. It was difficult to read only because I have worked at mental institutions in the past & this bo...
Blood Rose Books
Blood Rose Books rated it 5 years ago
Sara Blaedel takes the readers to the country side of Denmark where the past is about to define the present: In a Denmark forest, a ranger discovers the fresh corpse of a woman, with very distinctive scarring on her face, that it should be easy to identify her, but no one has reported her missing. ...
FatherCraneMadeMeDoIt
FatherCraneMadeMeDoIt rated it 5 years ago
I received an ARC of this book from Goodreads in exchange for an honest review.I could not put this book down. Every page left me craving more. Chapter after chapter flew by and still I was not satisfied until I had reached the end. I was hooked from page one.Blaedel is an excellent writer (from wha...
Beamis12
Beamis12 rated it 5 years ago
3.5 Two young girls, both mentally challenged, are institutionalized as their mother died in childbirth and their father can no longer care for them. At the institution, the father is told that his visits upset them and is told to forget about them and get on with his life. When the girls are eighte...
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