By Liza Marklund
HOW a ways WILL A MADMAN visit reach the final word PRIZE?
In the midst of a brutal Scandinavian iciness, a member of the Nobel Prize committee is gunned down within the urban of Stockholm.
Reporter Annika Bengtzon, who made eye touch with the killer simply seconds ahead of the photographs have been fired, is the most important witness. a result of sensitivity of the crime, police factor a gag order on her instantly — and he or she is compelled to determine on her personal why an American murderer identified purely as “the Kitten” ordered the hit.
With her marriage falling to items and her activity at the line, Annika quick reveals herself in the course of a violent tale of terror and loss of life, the roots of which date again centuries. The learn all leads her to a similar guy: a wealthy and well-known industrialist liable for one of many world’s such a lot coveted presents, who died a sad and mysterious loss of life.
If Annika desires to research the reality, she hazards uncovering secrets and techniques that a few will do something to guard.
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One of many world’s such a lot winning crime writers, Georges Simenon has extremely joyful secret enthusiasts all over the world considering that 1931 along with his matchless construction Inspector Maigret.
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Think he was past the point where an introduction would have done any good,” Lonegan said, turning to catch her eye. ” Annie said, suddenly standing at the wall of bars between them. “You’re alive,” Lonegan told her. ” she said, lifting her chin to take in the whole town. Lonegan shrugged, rubbed the side of his nose with the side of his finger. “Some people just get caught up when they’re dying, I guess,” he said. ” Lonegan smiled, said, “A day. They don’t last so long in the sun. ” “Once or twice, I suppose.