Ewert Grens 3
By Anders Roslund and Börge Hellström
DCI Ewert Grens returns in an impossibly clever and unbearably tense Scandinavian crime thriller.
THE SUNDAY TIMES 60 BEST THRILLERS AND CRIME NOVELS OF THE PAST 6 YEARS PICK - A CAPITAL CRIME AND A CHILLING CONSPIRACY AWAIT DCI EWERT GRENS.
'A powerful, multi-layered novel' Guardian
'A mesmerising crime narrative' Independent
A convicted murderer dies awaiting execution on Ohio's death row.
Six years later, the same man walks into a Stockholm police station.
He's defeated death. He's played the unplayable system. And now Detective Superintendent Ewert Grens must discover how.
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Roslund and Hellström are Sweden's most acclaimed fiction duo.
Award-winning journalist Anders Roslund is the founder and former head of Kulturnyheterna (Culture News) on Swedish television, and for many years worked as a news reporter - specializing in criminal and social issues - and as an Editor-in-chief at Rapport and Aktuellt, Sweden's two foremost news programmes.
Börge Hellström (1957-2017) was an ex-convict who brought a unique insight into the brutal reality of criminal life. He worked with the rehabilitation of young offenders and drug addicts, and was one of the founders of the crime prevention organization KRIS (Criminals Return Into Society).
Their DCI Ewert Grens novels have won the Glass Key Award, the Best Swedish Crime Novel award, the CWA International Dagger, appeared on the New York Times bestseller list, been translated into 31 different languages, and their worldwide sales are approaching 3 million copies. Visit their website at www.roslund-hellstrom.com.
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02 Aug 2012
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'A mesmerising crime narrative' Independent. — Independent
'A powerful, multi-layered novel' Guardian. — Guardian
'Astonishing ... Passionate ... Taut with suspense' Sunday Times, Books of 2011. — Sunday Times