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The Nightmare

by Lars Kepler

Part of the Joona Linna Series

Crime / Mystery Thriller and Suspense

The Nightmare Synopsis

From the bestselling author of The Hypnotist comes the second high-octane thriller featuring Detective Inspector Joona Linna

He is an artist in terror

The lifeless body of a young woman is discovered on an abandoned boat. A man is found hanging alone in his apartment.

This is his masterpiece

Should the deaths be treated as suicide or murder? Four people know the answer. But a killer wants them dead.

And only one man can destroy it

Can Detective Inspector Joona Linna keep them alive long enough to find out the truth?

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The Nightmare Press Reviews

Praise for The Nightmare:

'A high-octane, taut thriller' Marie Claire

'One of the most exciting Swedish crime novels of recent years...It doesn't get much better than this' Goeteborgsposten

'Intricate detective work and heart-ticking suspense' Boston Globe

'Joona Linna is quietly assured and as smart as a bag full of Morses' Metro

'The reader is ready to sell his own soul for the opportunity to read this book without interruption, at one sitting' Arbetarbladet

Praise for Lars Kepler:

'Kepler's plots are always thrilling, but The Sandman is one of the most hair-raising crime novels published this year' The 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

'Kepler has a direct line to a very dark place in the human soul' Lev Grossman, Time

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All versions of this book

ISBN: 9780008241827
Publication date: 05/04/2018
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9780007414505
Publication date: 03/01/2013
Publisher: Blue Door an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780008241827
Publication date: 5th April 2018
Author: Lars Kepler
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 528 pages
Genres: Crime / Mystery, Thriller / Suspense,
Categories: Thriller / suspense, Fiction in translation,

About Lars Kepler

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.

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