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The Nightmare - Joona Linna 2 (Paperback)

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Paperback 528 Pages / Published: 05/04/2018
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From the bestselling author of The Hypnotist and Stalker comes the second high-octane thriller featuring Detective Inspector Joona Linna

He is an artist in terror
The lifeless body of a young woman is discovered on an abandoned boat. A man is found hanging alone in his apartment.

This is his masterpiece
Should the deaths be treated as suicide or murder? Four people know the answer. But a killer wants them dead.

And only one man can destroy it
Can Detective Inspector Joona Linna keep them alive long enough to find out the truth?

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 9780008241827
Number of pages: 528
Weight: 370 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 33 mm


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Praise for The Nightmare:

`A high-octane, taut thriller' Marie Claire

`One of the most exciting Swedish crime novels of recent years...It doesn't get much better than this' Goeteborgsposten

`Intricate detective work and heart-ticking suspense' Boston Globe

`Joona Linna is quietly assured and as smart as a bag full of Morses' Metro

`The reader is ready to sell his own soul for the opportunity to read this book without interruption, at one sitting' Arbetarbladet

Praise for Lars Kepler:

`Kepler's plots are always thrilling, but The Sandman is one of the most hair-raising crime novels published this year' The Sunday Times

`Hurtles along ... full of nuanced detail which sets it far above the average thriller ... You'll be terrified' Evening Standard

`Taking Europe by storm...ferocious, visceral storytelling that wraps you in a cloak of darkness' Daily Mail

`Deeply scarifying stuff' Independent

`Kepler has a direct line to a very dark place in the human soul' Lev Grossman, Time

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“Okay”

I've read two other Joona Linna books (the one before this one and the one after it) and I preferred both of these because they were creepier than this one. Although the crimes in this book were unpleasant, it... More

Paperback edition
16th February 2015
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“Intriguing thriller.”

Although addled by anaesthesia and pain following major surgery I still found this novel to be intriguing. There are plenty of twists and turns and some superb characters. I particularly liked Beverly and Axel... More

Hardback edition
24th June 2013
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“One Nightmare I'm Happy to have!”

I really rather liked this book; maybe because I was already familiar with Joona Linna, the main character, as I have read Kepler’s previous novel, The Hypnotist.

It was easy to read, easy to follow, but in parts a... More

Hardback edition
27th September 2012
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