For the Missing
By Lina Bengtsdotter
Read by Emma Powell
When local police give up the search for a missing teenage girl, Detective Inspector Charlie Lager is sent to the small provincial town. What her superiors don't know is that Charlie grew up in that very town, and has a few dark secrets of her own...
Nora's daughter Annabelle has disappeared, last seen on her way home from a party.
Gullspång's inexperienced police are wilting under the national media spotlight - and its residents desperate for answers.
THE CLOCK IS TICKING . . .
Stockholm DI Charlie Lager must return home to find Annabelle, and then get out of town as soon as she can. Before everyone discovers the truth about her . . .
'A brilliant, dense crime novel'
Dagens Nyheter (Sweden)
Lina Bengtsdotter grew up in Gullspång, Sweden. She is a teacher in Swedish and Psychology and has published a number of short stories in various newspapers and magazines in Sweden and the Nordic countries. She has lived in the UK and in Italy and today resides outside of Stockholm with her three children. ANNABELLE is her debut novel.
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13 Dec 2018
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This smash hit Swedish debut breathes new life into a few well-worn det-fic themes to create a thriller that lingers in the memory — SUNDAY TIMES CRIME CLUB
A powerful Scandi Noir debut by a promising new author ... Atmospheric, evocative and with a heroine who overcomes some of the genre's clichés, this is a first-class procedural with all shades of grey unveiled like onion peel as the narrative progresses. With various parallel story strands deepening the mystery before they all come together in a flurry of unwelcome truths, this makes for an altogether excellent thriller — Maxim Jakubowski, CRIME TIME
This debut novel from a psychology teacher upholds the recent tradition of dark Nordic noir. A girl goes missing on her way home from the party in the forested village of Gullspang. Enter a Stockholm detective with a secret of her own — i PAPER
A brilliant, dense crime novel — Dagens Nyheter (Sweden)
The next big Swedish crime sensation — Dagbladet (Norway)
A wonderful debut — Dziennik Zachodni (Poland)