Detective joona linna is on leave dealing with personal and professional issues when he gets pulled into the investigation of a horrific murder at a home for wayward teenage girls. One girl is dead, and another is missing. But a woman claiming to see visions of the murdered girl insists there is more going on than meets the eye, and Joona is inclined to believe her.
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The Nightmare: A novel Joona Linna Book 2Vintage Crime/Black Lizard #ad - With more lives at stake, Joona and Saga must fight to stop a killer who always seems to be one step ahead. It seems like a suicide, but the circumstances are suspicious. She appears to have drowned, but it's clear she was never in the water. The second book in the #1 internationally bestselling Joona Linna series, The Nightmare finds Joona teaming up with a national security agent to find the link between two mysterious, seemingly unrelated deaths.
One summer night, police discover the lifeless body of a young woman on an abandoned yacht. The next day, a man is found hanging in his completely empty apartment. Ultimately the case will lead them into the shadowy world of international arms trafficking, where they are forced to confront a ruthless psychopath.
The Nightmare: A novel Joona Linna Book 2 #ad - Detective joona linna is called in to investigate, and, with the help of a young Swedish Security Police detective named Saga Bauer, he soon discovers a surprising connection between the two deaths.
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Late one night, outside Stockholm, Mikael Kohler-Frost is found wandering. Thirteen years earlier, he went missing along with his younger sister. She will have to go under deep cover in the psychiatric ward where Jurek is imprisoned, and she will have to find a way to get to the psychopath before it's too late--and before he gets inside her head.
The Sandman: A novel Joona Linna Book 4 #ad - . Now mikael tells the police that his sister is still alive and being held by someone he knows only as the Sandman. He is keenly aware of what this killer is capable of, and now he is certain that Jurek has an accomplice. They were long thought to have been victims of Sweden's most notorious serial killer, Jurek Walter, now serving a life sentence in a maximum security psychiatric hospital.
He knows that any chance of rescuing mikael's sister depends on getting Jurek to talk, and that the only agent capable of this is Inspector Saga Bauer, a twenty-seven-year-old prodigy. Years ago, detective inspector Joona Linna made an excruciating personal sacrifice to ensure Jurek's capture.
Stalker: A novel Joona Linna Book 5Vintage Crime/Black Lizard #ad - Lars kepler … has a taste for the macabre and a surefire recipe for the lurid serial-killer thriller. Linna, the hypnotist and expert in trauma, in turn, recruits Erik Maria Bark, with whom Linna's worked before. But this time, Bark is the one hiding things. With the arrival of the next, similar video, warning of a new victim, the police understand that the killer is toying with them, knowing there's nothing they can do.
Years before, he had put a man away for an eerily similar crime, and now he's beginning to think that an innocent man may be behind bars--and a serial killer still on the loose. Bark is leery of forcing people to give up their secrets. Detective margot silverman is put in charge of the investigation, and soon asks Detective Joona Linna for help.
Stalker: A novel Joona Linna Book 5 #ad - Kepler is a virtuoso at delivering scenes of suspense. Marilyn stasio, the new york times book reviewthe internationally bestselling authors of The Sandman and The Hypnotist return with a terrifying new thriller: Detective Joona Linna--recently returned from compassionate leave--reunites with hypnotist Erik Maria Bark in a search for a seemingly unassailable sadistic killer.
The swedish national crime Unit receives a video of a young woman in her home, clearly unaware that she's being watched. Soon after the tape is received, the woman's body is found horrifically mutilated.
The Hypnotist: A novel Joona Linna Book 1Vintage Crime/Black Lizard #ad - Erik maria bark, hoping to hypnotize the boy and uncover the secrets locked in his memory. The only problem is, he's lapsed into a catatonic state. There's only one surviving witness--the boy whose family was killed before his eyes. When the doctor breaks his promise, he triggers a terrifying chain of events that will put all their lives in jeopardy.
A riveting new translation of the first installment in the #1 internationally bestselling Joona Linna series, The Hypnotist shows the lengths one determined detective is willing to go to solve a horrific crime. A gruesome triple homicide attracts the interest of Detective Joona Linna of the National Crime Police.
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The Reckoning: A Thriller Children's House Book 2Minotaur Books #ad - That afternoon is the last time anyone sees Vaka. Detective huldar and child psychologist Freyja are called in. Soon, they find themselves at the heart of another shocking case. From the international number one-bestselling author of The Silence of the Sea, winner of the 2015 Petrona Award for Best Scandinavian Crime Novel Yrsa Sigurdardottir returns with the follow-up to The Legacy.
Grownups, she decides, are useless. With no way to call home, she resigns herself to waiting on the steps until her father remembers her. The girl lives at the back of the school, on the other side of a high fence, and Vaka asks to call her father from the girl's house. The reckoning is the stunning follow-up to The Legacy, which was the start of a thrilling new series that Booklist starred recommends for fans of Tana French.
The Reckoning: A Thriller Children's House Book 2 #ad - Vaka sits, regretting her choice of coat, on the cold steps of her new school. Her father appears to have forgotten to pick her up, her mother has forgotten to give her this week’s pocket money, and the school is already locked for the day. When a girl approaches, vaka recognizes her immediately from class, and from her unusual appearance: two of her fingers are missing.
The Chestnut Man: A NovelHarper #ad - Finn—soon to be a netflix original serIES. If you find one, he’s already found youa psychopath is terrorizing Copenhagen. His calling card is a “chestnut man”—a handmade doll made of matchsticks and two chestnuts—which he leaves at each bloody crime scene. Examining the dolls, forensics makes a shocking discovery—a fingerprint belonging to a young girl, a government minister’s daughter who had been kidnapped and murdered a year ago.
A tragic coincidence—or something more twisted?To save innocent lives, a pair of detectives must put aside their differences to piece together the Chestnut Man’s gruesome clues. Because it’s clear that the madman is on a mission that is far from over. And no one is safe. A best book of the year: kirkus, new york times book reviewa book of the month club selection | an indie next pickfrom the creatOR OF THE HIT TELEVISION SHOW THE KILLING, Library Journal, “a full-throttle thriller in the tradition of classic Stieg Larsson” A.