Silenced

Simon and Schuster
9

A true Scandinavian page-turner, Kristina Ohlsson's new novelis packed full ofsuspense, authentic police procedure and psychological depth

Fifteen years ago, a teenage girl is assaulted and raped as she picks flowers for a Midsummer's Eve ritual. Cut to the present, and a man is killed in a hit and run. He has no identification on him, he is not reported missing nor wanted by the police. At the same time, a priest and his wife are found dead in an apparent suicide.

Fredrika Bergman, along with Alex Recht's federal investigation unit, is assigned to the seemingly unconnected cases. The investigations lead to a clandestine people-smuggling network: a new player on the international human smuggling market operating out of Bangkok.

As the police slowly uncover the shocking hypocrisy behind the network, they begin to find a trail that runs all the way back to the 1980s, to a crime that went unreported, but whose consequences will reach further and deeper than anyone ever expected.

Praise for Unwanted:

'The author…uses her inside knowledge to great effect in this compelling debut' Sunday Times

'Superbly crafted, and with a set of police detectives who are all too human, it seeps into your subconscious, as only truly good thrillers can do' Daily Mail
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About the author

Kristina Ohlsson is a political scientist and until recently held the position of Counter-Terrorism Officer at OSCE (the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe). She has previously worked at the Swedish Security Service, the Ministry for Foreign Affairs and the Swedish National Defense College. Kristina lives in Stockholm.

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Reviews

4.1
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Additional Information

Publisher
Simon and Schuster
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Published on
Aug 30, 2012
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Pages
480
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ISBN
9781847379627
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Crime
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / General
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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