The Last Snow (Hardback)
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The Last Snow (Hardback)

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Hardback 384 Pages / Published: 04/02/2021
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A The Times best crime books of 2021 pick
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What secrets are hidden within the walls of a desolate farmhouse in a forgotten corner of Lapland?


Early spring has its icy grip on OEdesmark, a small village in northernmost Sweden, abandoned by many of its inhabitants. But Liv Bjoernlund never left. She lives in a derelict house together with her teenage son, Simon, and her ageing father, Vidar. They make for a peculiar family, and Liv knows that they are cause for gossip among their few remaining neighbours.

Just why has Liv stayed by her domineering father's side all these years? And is it true that Vidar is sitting on a small fortune? His questionable business decisions have made him many enemies over the years, and in OEdesmark everyone knows everyone, and no one ever forgets.

Now someone wants back what is rightfully theirs. And they will stop at nothing to get it, no matter who stands in their way...

Publisher: Atlantic Books
ISBN: 9781786497345
Number of pages: 384
Weight: 735 g
Dimensions: 240 x 165 x 35 mm
Edition: Main


MEDIA REVIEWS
Superb ... a gripping story, full of love and dread, that leaves you reeling * The Times *

Intriguing, beautifully written and as noir as Scandi Noir gets

* Irish Independent *
I'm such a huge fan of Stina Jackson so my hopes were sky high for The Last Snow, and it didn't disappoint. Chilling, thrilling and beautifully written, Stina has the rare ability to craft superb, page-turning novels that leave your pulse pounding and your heart aching. I can't wait for her next offering. * Chris Whitaker *

Exceptionally well-drawn ... another beautifully written novel from Stina Jackson ... I recommend it without
reservation.

* NB Magazine *
Unsettling and absorbing * Observer on The Silver Road *
Beautifully written, haunting and intense * Sunday Times Crime Club on The Silver Road *
A stunning read. Beautifully written and utterly haunting -- Jo Spain on 'The Silver Road'
I love everything about this book. Stina Jackson has mastered the art of combining suspense with literary depth. It's oh so beautiful, wistful and well written. -- Lina Bengtsdotter on 'The Silver Road'
Beautiful writing and a creeping chilling tension combine in this atmospheric novel set in northern Sweden. * LoveReading *
The story cuts deftly between characters and scenes in a way that feels filmic from the start. It's reminiscent of Stephen King in its recreation of life in a small community populated by damaged but sympathetic characters and, like much of King's work, would work equally well as a claustrophobic family drama, or a horror story, as it does as a thriller. * Irish Independent *

Stina Jackson describes terrible things - addiction, violence,physical and psychological abuse - in such a matter-of-fact way, in such perfect prose, that what ought to be unbearable becomes spellbinding. Each character, whether good or bad, is treated with clear-eyed compassion that implies: "There aren't any monsters. There are only people."

* The Times, 'This Week's Paperbacks' *

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Linda Hepworth

“Atmospheric and darkly menacing.”

From the disturbing opening chapter it was clear that this story was likely to explore some very dark themes and to feature complex and deeply-flawed characters, a perfect combination for a compelling and at times a... More

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“Chilling and atmospheric”

I really enjoyed this read. This is a family thriller, murder mystery set against the backdrop of a quiet town where many old grudges are held. I loved the writing of this and it is an excellent translation from... More

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“Chilling”

The Last Snow is an atmospheric, tense and chilling read. Vidar, Liv and Simon live together in a rather ramshackle house in a tiny village. Vidar rules with an iron fist, refusing to spend so much a penny unless... More

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