The Scent of Almonds and Other Stories (Paperback)
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The Scent of Almonds and Other Stories (Paperback)

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THE SCENT OF ALMONDS AND OTHER STORIES is a collection of short stories from the No.1 international bestseller Camilla Lackberg. Perfect for fans of Stieg Larsson and Jo Nesbo.

Four unmissable stories set in the Swedish fishing village of Fjallbacka and told in Camilla Lackberg's distinctive voice.

THE SCENT OF ALMONDS
A snowstorm traps a family in a hotel on a tiny island off Fjallbacka - and then a body is discovered in the library.

AN ELEGANT DEATH
Two sisters witness a murder in a fashion boutique.

DREAMING OF ELISABETH
Malin is trapped on a boat with a man she is beginning to fear...

THE WIDOWS' CAFE
Marianne is serving up a dangerous concoction at the Widows' Cafe.

Showcasing Camilla's acclaimed talent for combining heart-stopping plots with heart-warming characters, this collection of tales will thrill and delight in equal measure.

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 9780007479078
Number of pages: 192
Weight: 110 g
Dimensions: 178 x 111 x 12 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

Praise for Camilla Lackberg:

`The hottest female writer in Sweden' Independent

`Heart-stopping and heart-warming ... a masterclass in Scandinavian crime writing' Val McDermid

`Pacy ... with flashing insight into the dark places of the psyche' Sunday Times

`Lackberg is an expert at mixing scenes of domestic cosiness with blood-curdling horror' Guardian

`Both chilling and thrilling' Sun

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“Short but still good”

Ok, so I admit I was slightly disappointed when I discovered how small the book was.....

The content however, was very good as expected.


I especially enjoyed the last short story in the book.


Recommended as a... More

Paperback edition
12th March 2015
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“The last tale is to die for”

This collection holds four short stories by Lackberg based on the characters she has created within the Patrik Hedstrom series. Each tale is a stand alone story that combines her skill as a crime writer with... More

Paperback edition
29th March 2016
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