The Stonecutter (Patrik Hedström, #3)
In the third novel from the bestselling female writer in Sweden—and for the first time in English—the mysterious drowning of a little girl threatens to tear apart the town of Fjallbacka.The remote resort town of Fjallbacka has seen its share of tragedy, though perhaps none worse than that of the... show more
In the third novel from the bestselling female writer in Sweden—and for the first time in English—the mysterious drowning of a little girl threatens to tear apart the town of Fjallbacka.The remote resort town of Fjallbacka 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 . . .Local detective Patrik Hedstrom has just become a father. It’s his grim task to discover who could be behind the murder of a child both he and his partner Erica knew well. What he does not know is how this case will reach into the dark heart of Fjallbacka, spanning generations, ripping aside its idyllic façade,perhaps forever.
Publish date: May 1st 2012
Pages no: 489
Edition language: English
, Book Club
, Mystery Thriller
, Scandinavian Literature
, Swedish Literature
Series: Erika Falk and Patrik Hedström (#3)
I read this book at the height of my Scandinavian thriller period, several years ago, and while I liked all book in the series, this one was always my favourite. When a young girl is found murdered, the investigation only leads to more suspects and motives as time goes by... But I tried to re-im...
This, the third entry into the Fjallbacka series, reminded me quite a lot in feel of John Ajvide Lindqvist's 'Harbor' - but without the supernatural aspects.As with the previous two books, Lackberg's story centers on a grisly death which, under investigation, turns out to hinge upon the unsavory sec...
I can't rate this book. I started it but have discovered I can't read a book with heavy doses of postpartum depression. After my own rather intense and debilitating struggles with that particular condition I just can't go there. This author spoke in a very authentic voice and I am interested to rea...
como visto aquiUma criança de sete anos é encontrada no mar. Todos os indícios indicam que esta morreu afogada. Um terrível acidente, um infortúnio. A pequena cidade de Fjällbacka está chocada com este acontecimento, totalmente inesperado. Afinal, foi uma pequena criança que morreu e isso toca qualq...
more like 3.5...review to follow
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