The Nightmare - Joona Linna 2 (Paperback)Lars Kepler (author)
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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
Number of pages: 528
Weight: 370 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 33 mm
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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