The Nightmare (Paperback)

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By Lars Kepler, Laura A. Wideburg (Translator)
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"Kepler provides a master class in noir." The Boston Globe

A drowned young woman is discovered on an abandoned pleasure boat drifting by the Stockholm archipelago---strangely, her clothes are dry. The next day in Stockholm, a man turns up dead, hanging from a lamp hook inside his completely bare apartment---but how could he have hung himself with no furniture to climb upon? As Detective Inspector Joona Linna begins to piece together the two mysteries, he discovers that they are a mere prelude to a dizzying and dangerous course of events. From the internationally bestselling author of The Hypnotist comes The Nightmare, another spellbinding tale of Nordic crime.

About the Author

Lars Kepler is a pseudonym for a literary couple who live and write in Sweden. Their Joona Linna novels include The Hypnotist, The Nightmare, and The Fire Witness.

Praise For…

“Action-oriented, inventive, with over-the-top plots and larger-than-life heroes and criminals…Even stronger [than The Hypnotist].”—Los Angeles Times Magazine  Praise for Lars Kepler “Kepler’s ability to inhabit the workings of psychotic psyches is authentically shocking. Larsson is destined to have many heirs….Kepler is by far the best.”—Time “Methadone for readers suffering from Stieg Larsson withdrawal…Outrageously entertaining.”—Laura Miller, Salon “Kepler’s characters are admirably flawed….It’s a smooth collaboration…with frequent surprises and grace notes amid the carnage. With any luck, we’ll hear more of Lars Kepler.”—The Washington Post “Gripping…Kepler will have you turning pages long after your bedtime.”—David Hiltbrand, The Philadelphia Inquirer

Product Details
ISBN: 9781250024107
ISBN-10: 1250024102
Publisher: Picador USA
Publication Date: January 29th, 2013
Pages: 495
Language: English