Fjällbacka Books In Publication Order
- The Ice Princess (2004)
- The Preacher (2004)
- The Stonecutter (2005)
- The Gallows Bird / The Stranger (2006)
- The Hidden Child (2007)
- The Drowning (2008)
- The Lost Boy (2009)
- Buried Angels (2011)
- The Ice Child (2014)
- The Girl In The Woods (2017)
Short Story Collections In Publication Order
- The Scent of Almonds (2012)
Fayes hämnd Books In Publication Order
- The Golden Cage (2020)
- Silver Tears (2020)
- Wings of Silver (German only currently) (2020)
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Camilla Lackberg Books Overview
In this electrifying tale of suspense from an international crime writing sensation, a grisly death exposes the dark heart of a Scandinavian seaside village. Erica Falck returns to her tiny, remote hometown of Fj llbacka, Sweden, after her parents deaths only to encounter another tragedy: the suicide of her childhood best friend, Alex. It’s Erica herself who finds Alex s body suspended in a bathtub of frozen water, her wrists slashed. Erica is bewildered: Why would a beautiful woman who had it all take her own life? Teaming up with police detective Patrik Hedstr m, Erica begins to uncover shocking events from Alex s childhood. As one horrifying fact after another comes to light, Erica and Patrik s curiosity gives way to obsession and their flirtation grows into uncontrollable attraction. But it s not long before one thing becomes very clear: a deadly secret is at stake, and there s someone out there who will do anything even commit murder to protect it. Fans of Scandinavian greats Stieg Larsson and Henning Mankell will devour Camilla L ckberg s penetrating portrait of human nature at its darkest.
In the sequel to The Ice Princess, a series of sad*istic murders spanning two generations remains unsolved and time is running out for the next victim. In the fishing community of Fjallbacka, life is remote, peaceful, and for some, tragically short. Foul play was always suspected in the disappearance twenty years ago of two young campers, but their bodies were never found. But now, a young boy out playing has confirmed the grim truth. Their remains are discovered alongside those of a fresh victim, sending the tiny town into shock. Local detective Patrik Hedstrom, expecting a baby with his girlfriend Erica, can only imagine what it is like to lose a child. When a second young girl goes missing, Hedstrom’s attention focuses on the Hults, a feuding clan of misfits, religious fanatics and criminals. The suspect list is long but time is short which of this family s dark secrets will provide the vital clue? Praise for The Ice Princess: The hottest crime genre of the moment is Nordic noir and Swedish writer Camilla L ckberg who shares Stieg Larsson s translator is one of the reasons. As with all Scandinavian murder mysteries, it s darker, bleaker, and the plot far more sinister than similar American fare. Larsson fans who give L ckberg s novel a chance to seduce them will be rewarded.’ USA Today At the start of L ckberg s haunting U.S. debut, biographer Erica Falck feels compelled to write a novel about why her beautiful friend Alex would kill herself. L ckberg skillfully details how horrific secrets are never completely buried and how silence can kill the soul.’ Publishers Weekly, starred review Camilla L ckberg has written seven blockbuster novels in her native Swedish but, until now, no one has published any of them in the United States. Now Pegasus Books has stepped forward. The New York Times Heart stopping a masterclass in Scandinavian crime fiction.’ Val McDermid
For the first time in English, the third psychological thriller from No 1 bestselling Swedish crime sensation Camilla Lackberg. The remote resort of Fjallbacka has seen its share of tragedy, though perhaps none worse than that of the little girl found in a fisherman’s net. But the post mortem reveals that this is no accidental drowning! Local detective Patrik Hedstrom has just become a father. It is his grim task to discover who could be behind the methodical murder of a child both he and his partner, Erica, knew well. He knows the solution lies with finding a motive for this terrible crime. What he does not know is how this case will reach into the dark heart of Fjallbacka and tear aside its idyllic facade, perhaps forever.
The new psychological thriller from No 1 bestselling Swedish crime sensation Camilla Lackberg. A woman is found dead, apparently the victim of a tragic car crash. It’s the first in a spate of seemingly inexplicable accidents in Tanumshede and marks the end of a quiet winter for detective Patrik Hedstrom and his colleagues. At the same time a reality TV show is being shot in the town. As cameras shadow the stars’ every move, relations with the locals are strained to breaking point. When a drunken party ends with a particularly unpopular contestant’s murder, the cast and crew are obvious suspects. Could there be a killer in their midst? As the country tunes in, the bodies mount up. Under the intense glare of the media spotlight, Patrik faces his toughest investigation yet!
Worldwide bestseller Camilla Lackberg weaves together another brilliant contemporary psychological thriller with the chilling struggle of a young woman facing the darkest chapter of Europe’s past! Crime writer Erica Falck is shocked to discover a Na*zi medal among her late mother’s possessions. Haunted by a childhood of neglect, she resolves to dig deep into her family’s past and finally uncover the reasons why. Her enquiries lead her to the home of a retired history teacher. He was among her mother’s circle of friends during the Second World War but her questions are met with bizarre and evasive answers. Two days later he meets a violent death. Detective Patrik Hedstrom, Erica’s husband, is on paternity leave but soon becomes embroiled in the murder investigation. Who would kill so ruthlessly to bury secrets so old? Reluctantly Erica must read her mother’s wartime diaries. But within the pages is a painful revelation about Erica’s past. Could what little knowledge she has be enough to endanger her husband and newborn baby? The dark past is coming to light, and no one will escape the truth of how they came to be!