From the million-copy international bestseller. To enter Stefan Ahnhem's world, with its interwoven plotlines and sprawling cast of characters, is to put yourself in the hands of a master storyteller.
Stefan Ahnhem is the internationally bestselling author of the Fabian Risk thrillers. He has worked as a screenwriter on Mankell's Kurt Wallander series and serves on the board of the Swedish Writers Guild. He lives in Copenhagen. Follow him @StefanAhnhem.
'It's a better class of murder in Sweden ... Epic in scale and
ambition, this announces a new arrival in the Swedish crime galaxy'
'Recalls Mankell at his best in its whip-smart observations, flawed but endearing characters and gruesome appeal' Sunday Times Crime Club.
'Full of surprise, suspense, and the shadows of the past. I read it in one sitting' Ake Edwardson.
'The next Swedish thriller king' Crimetime Award Jury.
'Grabs you from the very first page and refuses to let you go' Michael Hjort and Hans Rosenfeldt.
'A superb and compelling read' Army Rumour Service Blog.
'Fast paced, gripping, gruesome and thrilling - I really enjoyed it and I will definitely be looking out for the next Fabian Risk book' The Book Magnet (5 star review).
'Gripping, surprising and tense' Crime Review.
'A gripping, tense and sinister thriller, with the dark and chilling atmosphere characteristic of the Nordic Noir genre. It is a disturbing, thought-provoking and genuinely scary story that left me double checking the door lock before I went to bed! ... A superb example of a Nordic Noir/Scandi crime thriller' Curious Ginger Cat.
'An exciting thriller ... Each chapter is left on a cliff-hanger and with interesting characters that make us care, we need to know what happens to them' Gazette and Herald (Yorkshire).