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Anders de la Motte was formerly a police officer and then director of security at one of the world's largest IT companies. He is currently freelancing as an international security consultant. His debut novel, GAME, received the First Book Award from the Swedish Crime Writers' Academy and has sold 100,000 copies in Sweden alone.
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The adrenaline-fuelled Game Trilogy continues in Buzz: despite being exiled for fourteen months, unlikely hero HP is once more drawn to the thrill of The Game whilst still recovering from its after-effects. Implicated in a mysterious woman’s murder he returns to Sweden with a burning need to uncover the truth, but fiction and reality become more and more entangled as his sister Becca becomes unwittingly embroiled in The Game. Click here to read an interview with Anders de la Motte. The Game Trilogy1. Game2. Buzz3. Bubble
The Game trilogy originated in Sweden, right now the home par excellence of crime writing, and has become an international phenomenon with sales to 27 countries. Written by a former police officer and director of security at IT companies, the series touches all the right technological buttons and draws the reader into a fascinating world where technology, multinationals, mobile phones, computer games and hidden menace dominate and soon take over reality and soon confront Police Protection Officer Rebecca Normen and her brother, hacker HP. Fast-paced, with a twist or so every chapter, the novels will have you breathless and visualising the movie as you read (and the movie will probably come soon...). Strong characters carry you along the zigzags of the many-branched plot. Game is followed by Buzz and Bubble. Click here to read an interview with Anders de la Motte. The Game Trilogy1. Game2. Buzz3. Bubble
The powerful conclusion to the Game Trilogy comes in Bubble: reeling from his treatment at the hands of the Game Master, HP is suffering from paranoia, making him suspicious of everyone including his sister Rebecca, who is now involved in security for a Royal Wedding. Combining the elements of conspiracy, data collection, terrorism, surveillance and the power of the internet, this book is highly topical on the dangers of technology. Its thrilling conclusion links The Game with HP’s own father’s deplorable past. Click here to read an interview with Anders de la Motte. The Game Trilogy1. Game2. Buzz3. Bubble
Ein Kind verschwindet, ein Dorf schweigt - ein fesselnder Kriminalroman von Schwedens peisgekrontem Autor Anders de la MotteEin Schatten scheint ber einem Dorf in Sdschweden zu liegen, seit dort vor 20 Jahren der kleine Billy Lindh spurlos verschwand. Die Mutter des Jungen nahm sich daraufhin das Leben, ein Verdchtiger, dem aber nichts nachgewiesen werden konnte, tauchte unter und lie Frau und Kinder im Stich. Nun kehrt Billys Schwester, die Therapeutin Vera Lindh, in ihren Heimatort zurck: Ihr neuer Patient Isak hat ihr eine alarmierende Geschichte ber einen verschwundenen Jungen erzhlt, und Vera will endlich wissen, was damals wirklich geschehen ist. Lngst nicht jedem im Dorf gefallen ihre hartnckigen Fragen. Und wie vertrauenswrdig ist eigentlich Isak?"e;Ein absolut brillanter Krimi! So scharfsinnig und einfhlsam, und gleichzeitig so unendlich spannend."e; Kristina Ohlsson"e;Ein packender Krimi mit atmosphrischem Setting, starken Figuren und spannender Story! Mit Sommernachtstod hat Anders de la Motte bewiesen, dass er einer der begabtesten Krimi-Autoren Schwedens ist!"e; Erik Axl Sund"e;Ein meisterhafter Kriminalroman [...]. Man kann ihn nicht weglegen, die Handlung ist beeindruckend, die Auflsung vollkommen berraschend."e; Tara
A follow up to his breakneck (Publishers Weekly, starred review) MemoRandom, this gripping new thriller from the internationally bestselling author Anders de la Motte takes you deep inside the world of police intelligence: a world of secrecy, betrayal, and deadly competition, where one second youre on top, and the next youre fighting for your life.David Sarac of the Stockholm Police Forces Intelligence Unit, weeks after his violent encounter with the enigmatic high-level informant, Janus, is recuperating from his gunshot wounds. While the hunt for the elusive Janus has ended, the secrets and lies linger. The mysteries of that night deepen when Davids nurse slips him an anonymous letter; the writer wants to swap secrets with David to bring someone powerful to justice after a betrayal at the Janus shoot-out. Davids only clues are two photos enclosed with the letter: a snapshot of a happy family and another of a dead woman sprawled over the hood of a car In this thrilling sequel, de la Motte again crafts a breathtaking thriller of international class (Norra Skane).
Readers will devour the intricacies of this thrilling crime novel and will hurriedly turn the pages until its denouement. VERDICT: For teen fans of Stieg Larssons Millennium series and de la Mottes Game trilogy. School Library Journal With the breakneck pace of the trilogy but a more mature narrative command, de la Motte deftly spins out these divergent strands, until the intricate outlines of a deadly spiders web finally become visibleand inescapable.Publishers Weekly (starred review) In the first of two new action-packed thrillers by the internationally bestselling author of the Game trilogy, MemoRandom takes you deep inside the world of police intelligencewhere secrecy, betrayal, and deadly competition reign supreme.David Sarac is a handler at the Intelligence Unit of the Stockholm Police Force, identifying, recruiting, and wrangling anyone who can support the police in their battle against organized crime. And David is very good at what he does: manipulation, bribes, and threatsanything goes, so long as he delivers. Other agents can do nothing but watch jealously as his top-secret, high-level informant, Janus, rockets David to success. But after David suffers a stroke during a high-speed car chase, crashing violently into the wall of a tunnel, he wakes up in a hospital with no memory at all of Janus or the past two years of his life. David only knows that he has to reconnect with Janus to protect himself and his informants before outside forces bring the whole network crashing down. Fortunately, he has his supportive friends and colleagues to help him rebuild his lifeor does he? From the award-winning Swedish author who has worked as a police officer and IT security consultant, MemoRandom is a stunning thriller and look inside the secret intelligence community, where you never know whos on your side.
David Sarac is a police officer who has done something unforgiveable. But how can he atone for his crimes when he can't remember the victims?When David Sarac wakes up from a car crash in Stockholm, all he knows is that he is a police officer, he has done something unforgiveable, and he needs to protect his informant, Janus.Natalie Aden is recruited to investigate Sarac. She becomes his confidante - the only person he trusts to help him piece the clues together.But they're not the only ones looking for Janus. And others will go to desperate lengths - and use brutal tactics - to make sure they find him first...
The groundbreaking thriller trilogy taking the world by storm: a deadly game that blurs the line between reality and fiction.Join Henrik HP Petterson in the thrilling world of the Game! This special bundle includes all three books in Anders de la Mottes Game Trilogy: Game, Buzz, and Bubble. In Game, Henrik HP Petterson, a slacker with a big ego and no impulse control, finds a cellphone that invites him to play a mysterious, high-stakes game. HP loves the thrill, but it soon becomes clear there is something more sinister at play. In Buzz, HP is newly wealthy due to his success at the Game, but he misses the excitement. When he meets the beautiful and enigmatic Anna Argos, she throws HPs life into chaos, pitting him against a threat whose existence he cannot prove. In Bubble, HP is living off the grid, hiding from both the police and the makers of the Game. With everything at stake, HP resolves to complete one final mission in order to expose the Game and finally uncover the truth behind it.Praise for The Game trilogy:Exciting first in a thriller trilogy. Relentless pacing leads to a stunning finale. Publishers WeeklyA taut thriller that will leave the reader excited for the next book in the series. Kirkus ReviewsUtterly brilliant. Dast Magazine (Sweden)An insanely entertaining read. A true thriller delight. Skanska Dagbladet (Sweden)Entertaining and breathless.... Pure entertainment. Litteratursiden.dk (Denmark)Brilliant and fast-paced. Destined to be an international success. Chi (Italy)Having read Game, you will put aside Mankell and Larsson. Polska Dziennik Lodzki (Poland)Skillfully constructed, very suspenseful and incessantly astonishing. Sydsvenskan (Sweden)A modern thriller that beats all the classic crime stories. Mlada fronta Dnes (Czech Republic)A trilogy you shouldnt miss. Escalates to a breakneck level. Dagens Nyheter (Sweden)Once you've picked up this breathtaking novel you won't be able to put it down. Incredibly fascinating reading. AGM Magazin (Germany)Delightful and thrilling. Ekstra Bladet (Denmark) A perfect story and a completely new style of Scandinavian crime fiction. Denik (Czech Republic)One of the best insights into the vernacular and thinking of the computer generation that we have seen in print... A fast-paced, suspenseful and fun story. Frttabladid (Iceland)Keeps you enthralled until the very last page. Politiken (Denmark)
Play or be played in book one of the Game Trilogy , the Swedish thriller series taking the world by storm.Henrik "e;HP"e; Petterson makes a living from a mix of petty crimes, the welfare and mind-numbing odd jobs. His only interests are marijuana, movies and online gaming. One hot and humid morning on a Stockholm train, HP picks up a mobile 'phone. Unnervingly, the 'phone refers to him by name and invites him to play The Game. In no time HP is embarked upon a series of daring missions. He loves the thrills and the rewards, but the stakes are becoming higher and increasingly dangerous...Meanwhile, ambitious Detective Rebecca Normen is moving up the career ladder in the Swedish Secret Service. She's troubled by the handwritten notes she keeps finding in her locker. Whoever's writing them knows way too much about her past.Inevitably, HP's and Rebecca's worlds collide. But if reality is just a game, then what is real?
Get set for the next level in book two of the Game Trilogy, the Swedish series taking the world by storm.The Game has brought HP Petterson wealth and freedom, but his newly comfortable life is a little...unsatisfying. He misses the danger and adrenalin rush. When he meets the rich and beautiful Anna Argos in a luxurious Dubai hotel, life instantly gets more interesting. But there's something puzzling about her. And there's something unsettling about her mobile 'phone...Rebecca Normen is now heading up an elite bodyguard team and thinks she's put her personal demons behind her, but everything changes when she learns of an anonymous blogger posting defamatory remarks about her.As the walls close in on HP and Rebecca, old questions catch up with them. What is real? Whom can you trust? And how do you protect yourself from a threat whose existence you cannot prove?
Game Over: Will the conspiracy collapse or conclude with a deadly end-game in the concluding part of the Game Trilogy.HP is now living off the grid, convinced he is being hunted by both the police and the masterminds behind the Game, with no one to trust and the boundaries between reality and the virtual worlds dangerously blurred. He resolves to complete one final mission in order to expose the Game and uncover the truth behind it.Ousted from the police force, Rebecca is in crisis, self-medicating to cope with stress. When she finds a safety deposit box that belonged to her father, she is shocked to find that it contains a gun and several passports. She starts her own search for the truth: what is the connection between her father's past, the Game and what is happening to HP?
Read the Scandinavian thriller trilogy that is taking the world by storm in this three-book digital editionAre you ready to play?When Henrik "e;HP"e; Pettersson picks up a mobile phone on a Stockholm train one morning, he has no idea that his life is about to change forever.The phone's invitation to play "e;The Game"e; is too tempting to resist and he soon finds himself embarking on a series of dangerous missions. The more daring the task, the greater his thrill and reward.But fun soon turns to fear as his Police Detective sister is dragged into the action. As their lives spiral out of control, HP faces a challenge he never expected. Can he outwit The Game before it's too late, or in the end, will it be game over?This ebook contains all three parts of the Game trilogy, Game, Buzz and Bubble.
Discover the Swedish thriller series taking the world by storm with this free extended ebook samplerThis is a free sample of the first five chapters (of 22) of the Swedish thriller GAME by Anders de la Motte.When Henrik "e;HP"e; Pettersson picks up a mobile phone on a Stockholm train one morning, he has no idea that his life is about to change forever.The phone's invitation to play "e;The Game"e; is too tempting to resist and he soon finds himself embarking on a series of dangerous missions.But fun soon turns to fear as his Police Detective sister is dragged into the action. As their lives spiral out of control, HP faces a challenge he never expected. Can he outwit The Game before it's too late?