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Dahl, Arne

Summary: Detectives Paul Hjelm and Kerstin Holm of the Swedish Intercrime unit investigate the torturing death of a literary critic whose murderer escaped to Stockholm, a case with sinister ties to a presumed-dead serial killer.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DAH

Ahnhem, Stefan

Summary: ON A HOT SUMMER'S DAY The police chase a speeding car through the streets of Helsingborg. When they reach the bridge, the driver keeps going straight into the cold, dark waters of the Öresund strait. A TRAGIC ACCIDENT The body recovered from the wreck is that of Peter Brise, one of the city's richest tech entrepreneurs. Fabian Risk and his team are confident this is suicide. Young, rich,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2018

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Edwardson, Åke

Summary: "A brother and sister believe that their father has gone missing. They think he may have traveled in search of his father, who was presumed lost decades ago in World War II. Meanwhile, there are reports that a woman is being abused, but she can't be found and her family won't tell the police where she is. Gothenburg's Chief Inspector Erik Winter travels to Scotland in search of the missing...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Paperbacks 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC EDW

Persson Giolito, Malin

Summary: "QUICKSAND is an incisive courtroom thriller and a drama that raises questions about the nature of love, the disastrous side effects of guilt, and the function of justice. A mass shooting has taken place at a prep school in Stockholm's wealthiest suburb. Maja Norberg is eighteen years old and on trial for her involvement in the massacre where her boyfriend and best friend were killed. When the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Other Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PER

Ahnhem, Stefan

Summary: " Two gruesome murders have shocked the Swedish town of Helsingborg. The first victim, a thug who liked using his fists, died with his hands sawn off. His sidekick, a fan of steel-capped boots, was crushed to death feet-first. Both men were bullies in the same class at school. Is someone serving justice after thirty years? The killer leaves no trace behind. But for lead investigator Fabian...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2016

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Jansson, Susanne

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Summary: In the remote Swedish wetlands lies Mossmarken: the village on the edge of the mire where, once upon a time, people came to leave offerings to the gods. Biologist Nathalie came in order to study the peat bogs. But she has a secret: Mossmarken was once her home, a place where terrible things happened. She has returned at last, determined to confront her childhood trauma and find out the truth....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2018

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Jonasson, Jonas

Summary: Nombeko Mayeki, a chief adviser at the helm of one of the world's most secret projects in South Africa, holds the fate of the world in her hands when she discovers a nuclear missile that was supposed to have been dismantled.

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JON

Jonasson, Jonas

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Summary: It all begins with a hot air balloon trip and three bottles of champagne. Centenarian Allan Karlsson and Julius are ready for some spectacular views, but they're not expecting to land in the sea and be rescued by a North Korean ship, and they could never have imagined that the captain of the ship would be harbouring a suitcase full of contraband uranium, on a nuclear weapons mission for Kim...

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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Khemiri, Jonas Hassen

Summary: "A young man named Samuel dies in a horrible car crash. Was it an accident or was it suicide? To answer that question, an unnamed writer with an agenda of his own sets out to map Samuel's last day alive. Everything I Don't Remember is a gripping tale about love and memory. But it is also a story about a writer who, by filling out the contours of Samuel's story, is actually trying to grasp a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KHE

Vallgren, Carl-Johan

Summary: "1970: In an overcrowded Stockholm subway station, a harried father and his two boys are late for their train. Joel, the youngest, is howling in his stroller and his seven-year-old brother, Kristoffer, refuses to take the elevator. A woman approaches and helpfully offers to lead Kristoffer up the stairs. Reluctantly his father agrees, but when he arrives on the platform Kristoffer and the woman...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Quercus 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC VAL

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC VAL

Avdic, Asa

Summary: "A masterly locked-room mystery set in a near-future Orwellian state. The year is 2037, and on the tiny island of Isola, seven people have been selected to compete in a forty-eight-hour test for a top-secret intelligence position with the totalitarian Union of Friendship. One of them is Anna Francis, a workaholic bureaucrat with a nine-year-old daughter she rarely sees and a secret that haunts...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC AVD

Edwardson, Åke

Summary: "A woman is discovered hanged in a hotel room in Gothenburg, Sweden. Her parents are bereft and unable to explain the puzzling contents of the note she left behind. But Chief Inspector Erik Winter wonders whether the family is holding back some secret that might help identify the murderer. Meanwhile, Winter recalls that one of his first cases as a young detective concerned a young woman who...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2013

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Wallentin, Jan

Summary: When a Swedish cave diver discovers a dead body wearing an ancient ankh, religious symbol expert Don Titelman is wrongly accused of the cave diver's subsequent murder, which reveals ties to the 1897 Arctic crash of a hydrogen balloon and 1942 experimentson concentration camp victims.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAL