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Karin Alvtegen - Author

About the Author

Karin Alvtegen was born in Jönköping, Sweden, in 1965 and had a varied career, including work in set design for film and stage, before she started to write. She won Sweden's most prestigious crime novel award, the Glass Key, in 2000 with her novel, Missing, and further acclaim with her next two novels, Betrayal and Shame. She is the great-neice of Astrid Lindgren (author of the Pippi Longstocking stories), and lives in Stockholm.

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kitaszitott

kitaszitott

Author: Karin Alvtegen Format: eBook Release Date: 30/07/2014

Sibylla egy ifjukori, a szulok altal nem helyeselt szerelmi viszony kovetkezteben elmegyogyintezetbe kerul. Miutan megszokik, hajlektalankent csavarog Stockholmban es kornyeken. Kedvenc trukkje, hogy a bajba jutott holgy szerepet jatszva, ravesz egy-egy tehetosebb ferfit arra, hogy fizesse szallodai szobajat es vacsorajat. Egyik palimadara azonban reggelre ritualis gyilkossag aldozata lesz, es a szemelyzet vallomasa alapjan a gyanu Sibyllara terelodik. Most mar nem csupan csavarognia, hanem bujkalnia is kell a sorozatgyilkossag vadja elol, mikozben az igazi gyilkos ujbol lecsap...

Arulas

Arulas

Author: Karin Alvtegen Format: eBook Release Date: 14/07/2014

Eva regota sejti, hogy ferje megcsalja. Egy nap egy artatlan megjegyzesbol rajon, hogy a csabito nem mas, mint fiuk ovonoje. Fajdalmaban es duheben kegyetlen bosszut forral a no ellen, es egy elhamarkodott kalandba is belebonyolodik, ami azonban vegzetes veszelyeket rejt. A hetkoznapi szerelmi haromszognek indulo tortenet, pokoli esemenyekbe torkollik. A regeny foszereploi a boldogsagot hajszoljak, am eletuk lidercnyomassa valik. Minden, de minden mas iranyba fordul, mint ahogy terveztek. Ki kit arult el? Ki az aldozat? Lelektani drama es krimi egy regenyben a legtekintelyesebb skandinav krimi dij, az Uvegkulcs nyertesetol.

Arnyak

Arnyak

Author: Karin Alvtegen Format: eBook Release Date: 02/07/2014

Gerda Persson egyedul el, igy a hianya napokig nem tA nik fel senkinek. Amikor vgl rtrik stockholmi otthonnak ajtajt, A mr halott. A laksban tkletes rend s tisztasg uralkodik, s minden jel arra mutat, hogy az elhunyt utn nem maradt rendezetlen gy. m amikor a szocilis munks kinyitja a hA tA szekrnyt, hihetetlen ltvny trul a szeme el: a gp dugig van egy rendkvl npszerA Nobel-djas r gondosan beflizott, nvre dediklt knyveivel. Vajon milyen titkokat rejt e klns, zzmara lepte gyA jtemny? Mit mond el Gerdrl s Axel RagnerfeldtrA l, a magnak val rrl, akit egy egsz nemzet istent

Szegyen

Szegyen

Author: Karin Alvtegen Format: eBook Release Date: 23/06/2014

Ket no a mult fogsagaban. Ket no, akik jobban nem is kulonbozhetnenek egymastol. Monika sikeres orvos, szep es fiatal, akire vegre a szerelem is ratalalt. Maj-Britt maganyos, megkeseredett, oriasi tulsullyal kuzdo, idosodo no, aki evek ota nem lepett ki otthonabol. Van azonban, ami kozos bennuk: mindkettejuk eltokelt szandeka, hogy egyszer es mindenkorra megszabaduljanak gyermek- es ifjukoruk gyotro emlekeitol. Am ugy tunik, minden hiaba. Egyikuket egy tragikus baleset, amelyben ugy erzi, helyette halt meg valaki, masikukat egy varatlan level arra kenyszeriti, hogy minden eddiginel fajobban szembesuljon multja arnyaival. Remelhetnek-e valaha is megvaltast? - ezt tarja elenk a pszichokrimijeirol is ismert szerzo dobbenetes ereju regenyeben.

Sacrifice

Sacrifice

Author: Karin Alvtegen Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/01/2012

Monika is driven to succeed as a doctor - but cannot allow herself any personal happiness. Maj-Britt is desperate to be left alone - but why does she shun society? A tragic accident brings these two strangers together, forcing them to confront their darkest fears. In this psychological thriller, Karin Alvtegen reveals a world where every choice you make has a profound impact on your whole life. And one question must be answered: when fate intervenes, what will you choose to sacrifice? This novel was first published under the title Shame.

Betrayal

Betrayal

Author: Karin Alvtegen Format: Paperback Release Date: 16/06/2011

SOMEONE IS WATCHING EVA In the trees at the edge of her garden, a figure lurks in the dark. In the hospital, Jonas watches over his girlfriend, who is in a coma. But what, or who, has put her there? Through a chance meeting, Eva and Jonas's lives will become disturbingly entwined. And Eva will discover that sometimes, in order to survive, you must betray the ones you love the most . . .

Missing

Missing

Author: Karin Alvtegen Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/02/2011

The murderer had sliced open the dead man's torso and removed unspecified internal organs. The police admitted that some kind of religious symbol had been left at the scene of the crime, suggesting a ritual act of slaughter . . . When a serial killer strikes, a homeless woman finds herself in the wrong place at the wrong time, framed for horrifying murders that she didn't commit. On the run and living by her wits, can she avoid capture long enough to prove her innocence? Missing is a gripping race against the clock, and an examination of the hidden lives of those who choose to live on the outskirts of society.

Shadow

Shadow

Author: Karin Alvtegen Format: Paperback Release Date: 04/02/2010

Gerda Persson has lain dead for three days. Her life seems to have been quite ordinary. Until the freezer in her home is opened. It is full of books, neatly stacked and wrapped in clingfilm, a thick layer of ice covering them - all by the same prize-winning author, all with handwritten dedications to Gerda. What story do these books have to tell? And what is their connection to a young boy found abandoned in an amusement park? Shadow is an utterly compelling novel of dark family secrets, murder and betrayal, which will keep you gripped until its final thrilling revelations.

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