Gallow's Bird

March 28, 2011|
Gallow's Bird by Camilla Lackberg
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''Heart-stopping and heart-warming . . . a masterclass in Scandinavian crime writing'' Val McDermid

After winter''s calm, the peace has been stirred for Detective Patrik Hedstrom and his colleagues at Tanumshede police station. A local woman is found dead, apparently the victim of a tragic car accident. But when another inexplicable accident occurs, and connections are found with other unsolved murders, all the clues suggest there may be a serial killer on the loose.

At the same time the police have their hands full with other matters. A reality TV show is being produced in the town and with the cameras filming their every move relations soon become strained between the ''stars'' and the local population. Patrick also has his own baggage to contend with: a wedding to organise, and Erica''s sister Anna and her children to take care of -- he''s under a lot of pressure.

Patrik is disturbed by the case of the ''accidental'' killer. Will he and his team discover the link between all the victims and stop the killer before it''s too late?

Critical praise for Camilla Lackberg:

''A genuine whodunit that leaves you guessing right to the end, then throws in a few more twists in the final pages, just for good measure'' Courier Mail

''Camilla Lackberg is probably the hottest female writer in Sweden at the moment ...Lackberg''s job is to make the reader pleasurably uncomfortable - one of her ironclad skills'' Barry Forshaw, Independent (UK)

Born in 1971, Camilla Leckberg graduated from Gothenburg University of Economics, before moving to Stockholm where she worked for a few years as an economist. However, a course in creative crime writing became the trigger to a drastic change of career. Her first four novels all became Swedish bestsellers. She lives in a suburb of Stock...
Title:Gallow's Bird
Product dimensions:384 pages, 9.5 X 6.13 X 1.11 in
Shipping dimensions:384 pages, 9.5 X 6.13 X 1.11 in
Published:March 28, 2011
Publisher:Harpercollins (uk)
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780007254002

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