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It begins with a nursery rhyme. Nineteen minutes later you die... The sixth gripping thriller in Lars Kepler's internationally bestselling series featuring Joona Linna. Perfect for fans of Stieg Larsson and Jo Nesbo.
A hard-hitting rocket of a ride, if you’re squeamish, you may well be peeking between your fingers as you read. Superintendent Saga Bauer enlists the help of Joona Lina, who is serving time in prison, in order stop to a killer named the Rabbit Hunter. The authors are a well established, internationally best-selling writing duo, they seemlessly blend their skills into a story that blasts with fury and intensity. This is the sixth in the series, and if you’ve not come across Lars Kepler before, I would advise you start at the beginning with ‘The Hypnotist’, purely because it’s such a cracking series. I love the feeling of danger and menace that stalks the policing team themselves, who is to be trusted, who will survive, my heart was in my mouth on more than one occasion. As a nursery rhyme plays, the killer stalks his prey, violent, creepy and addictive, the tension in ‘The Rabbit Hunter’ sky-rockets through to the utterly gripping conclusion… and left me wanting more. ~ Liz Robinson
It begins with a nursery rhyme. Nineteen minutes later you die... The sixth gripping thriller in Lars Kepler's internationally bestselling series featuring Joona Linna. Perfect for fans of Stieg Larsson and Jo Nesbo. There's a face at the window. A stranger wearing a mask stands in the shadow of a garden. He's watching his first victim through the window. He will kill him slowly, make it last - play him a nursery rhyme - make him pay. A killer in your house. There's only one person the police can turn to - ex-Detective Joona Linna - but he's serving time in a high-security prison. So they offer him a chance to secure his freedom: help Superintendent Saga Bauer track down the vicious killer known as the Rabbit Hunter, before he strikes again. Only one man can stop him. Soon another three victims have been murdered and Stockholm is in the grip of terror. Joona Linna must catch a disturbed predator, whose trail of destruction leads back to one horrific night of violence - with consequences more terrifying than anyone could have imagined...
Closing date: 18/04/2019
In addition to our Lovereading expert opinion some of our Reader Review Panel were also lucky enough to read and review this title. You can click here to read the full reviews.
This is the 6th in the Joona Linna series, which I hadn’t heard of before I was sent this book to review I thought this was a very good book and I will now have to read the others in the series! Full review
I've haven't been as scared reading a book for quite some time and I have to praise the authors for creating such a feeling of fear so early on in a story that seriously gets the adrenaline moving! Full review
Praise for Lars Kepler:
'The story is incredibly dark and the reader will be caught between wanting to turn the page to read on and being too scared to do so' - SUN
'STALKER is terrifying yet hugely enjoyable to read but be warned, it may take you a while to sleep after you finish it' - DAILY EXPRESS
'One of the most hair-raising crime novels published this year' - SUNDAY TIMES
'Hurtles along ... full of nuanced detail which sets it far above the average thriller ... You'll be terrified' - EVENING STANDARD
'Taking Europe by storm...ferocious, visceral storytelling that wraps you in a cloak of darkness' - DAILY MAIL
'Deeply scarifying stuff' - INDEPENDENT
'Chillingly vicious' - MARIE CLAIRE
'Brilliantly scary' - DAILY EXPRESS
'Kepler has a direct line to a very dark place in the human soul' - Lev Grossman, TIME
'A creepy and compulsive crime thriller' - MO HAYDER
'Grips you round the throat until the final twist' - WOMAN AND HOME
'An horrific and original read' - SUN
' rollercoaster ride of a thriller full of striking twists' - MAIL ON SUNDAY
Publication date: 03/05/2018
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
|Publication date:||3rd May 2018|
|Publisher:||HarperCollins Publishers Ltd an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers|
|Genres:||Reader Reviewed Books, Crime / Mystery, eBook Favourites, Thriller / Suspense,|
|Categories:||Thriller / suspense, Crime & mystery,|
A No. 1 bestselling international sensation, Lars Kepler has sold in excess of 1.5 million copies of the Joona Linna series in Sweden alone. Their first thriller, The Hypnotist, has just been released as a film, directed by Lasse Hallström. The Fire Witness is the third thriller in the Joona Linna series following on from The Nightmare in 2012. Lars Kepler is the pseudonym for writing duo, Alexander and Alexandra Ahndoril. They live with their family in Sweden.More About Lars Kepler