Shadow

by Karin Alvtegen

eBooks of the Month Thriller and Suspense

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Shortlisted for the CWA International Dagger 2009.

 

Having already won several prizes in her homeland of Sweden, Alvtegen is now making waves further afield. This slow-burning, psychological thriller builds to a suspense-filled and surprising ending. Stick with it, you won’t be disappointed.

Shadow Synopsis

In a nondescript apartment block in Stockholm, most of the residents are elderly. Usually a death is a sad but straightforward event. But sometimes a resident will die and there are no friends or family to contact. This is when Marianne Folkesson arrives, employed by the state to close up a life with dignity and respect.

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ISBN: 9781847671707
Publication date: 19/02/2009
Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd
Format: Paperback

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ISBN: 9781847671707
Publication date: 19th February 2009
Author: Karin Alvtegen
Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
Genres: eBook Favourites, Thriller / Suspense,
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About Karin Alvtegen

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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