by Camilla Läckberg, Sweden.
An electrifying tale of suspense from one of Sweden’s premier mystery writers. Returning to remote seaside village after her parents’ death, Erica Falck discovers her friend Alex’s body in an apparent suicide. She teams up with police detective Patrik Hedstom, and they discover shocking events from Alex’s childhood. As one horrifying fact after another comes to light, Erica and Patrick’s curiosity gives way to obsession, and their flirtation grows into attraction. But a deadly secret is at stake, and there’s someone out there who will do anything to protect it.
Paperback, 391pp. 2003/2011