"One of the easiest writers of Scandinavian crime fiction."
"Jungstedt gives you a very good clammy surroundings and a continuing premonition of peculiar deaths to come back. She's turning into one among Scandinavia's most sensible crime writers, no suggest praise in a crowded field."
—The London Times
"This is among the most sensible in Jungstedt’s eye-catching crime sequence that includes Swedish policeman Anders Knutas and reporter Johan Berg and set at the island of Gotland. . . .[This] tightly written and twisty crime novel [leaves] sequence lovers short of extra. It doesn’t topic if sequence newbies haven’t learn the former titles; the booklet is so good crafted that newbies can simply choose up pace. enthusiasts of Helene Tursten or Håkan Nesser will take pleasure in Jungstedt!"
—Library Journal, starred review
It is a chilly wintry morning within the picturesque port city of Visby while artwork broker Egon Wallin's battered and bare physique is located striking from a gate within the town's previous urban partitions. while the well-known portray "The death Dandy" is stolen in Stockholm, annoying hyperlinks to Wallin's homicide slowly begin to floor, taking the reader into the glittering global of the Swedish artwork elite and shadowy underground of prostitution and medicine. during this spine-tingling novel, superintendent Anders Knutas is dealing with one of many hardest investigations in his career.
After this weekend his well-ordered lifestyles will be grew to become upside-down, yet he was once the single person who knew what lay forward. He had formulated the plans during the last six months, and now there has been no going again. His twenty-year marriage will be over whilst Monday arrived.
Mari Jungstedt is understood for her clever plots and excruciating suspense. Her Anders Knutas sequence has made her the second one most sensible promoting crime-in-translation writer released by means of Random apartment global. the various titles were changed into renowned videos with eu distribution. formerly Jungstedt labored as a reporter on Swedish nationwide public radio and television.