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THE SCENT OF ALMONDS AND OTHER STORIES is a collection of short stories from the No.1 international bestseller Camilla Lackberg. Perfect for fans of Stieg Larsson and Jo Nesbo. THE SCENT OF ALMONDS - It's less than a week until Christmas and policeman Martin Mohlin is begrudgingly accompanying his girlfriend to a family reunion on the tiny island of Valon outside of Fjallbacka. The connection to the mainland is cut off by a snowstorm and when the domineering patriarch Ruben collapses during Christmas dinner, Martin is forced to intervene. He soon establishes that Ruben was murdered and since they are completely isolated on the island, one of the family members must be murderer...A charming novella in the style of Agatha Christie, closely linked to the Fjallbacka-series.
|Publication date:||26th February 2015|
|Publisher:||HarperCollins Publishers Ltd an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers|
|Primary Genre||Crime and Mystery|
Closing date: 30/06/2021
Praise for Camilla Lackberg:
'The hottest female writer in Sweden'
'Heart-stopping and heart-warming ... a masterclass in Scandinavian crime writing'
'Pacy ... with flashing insight into the dark places of the psyche'
'Lackberg is an expert at mixing scenes of domestic cosiness with blood-curdling horror'
'Both chilling and thrilling'
Born in 1974, Camilla Lackberg graduated from Gothenburg University of Economics, before moving to Stockholm where she worked for a few years as an economist. However, a course in creative crime writing became the trigger to a drastic change of career. Her first six novels all became Swedish No 1 bestsellers. She lives in a suburb of Stockholm with her three children. Author photo © Alma AlexanderMore About Camilla Lackberg