The Black Path A Rebecka Martinsson Investigation

by Asa Larsson

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LoveReading View on The Black Path A Rebecka Martinsson Investigation

Shocking corruption, torture and murder, this is the 4th gruesome case for prosecutor Rebecka Martinsson and police inspector Anna-Maria Mella. Highly recommended.

We think Asa Larsson is one of the current crop of Nordic crime writers who should definitely become household names.


The book has been translated by Marlaine Delargy who is on  the editorial board of The Swedish Book Review.

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The Black Path A Rebecka Martinsson Investigation Synopsis

The frozen body of a woman is found in a fishing ark on the ice near Tornetrask in northern Sweden. She has been brutally tortured, but the killing blow was clumsy, almost amateur. The body is quickly identified, raising hopes of an open-and-shut solution. But when a six-month-old suicide is disinterred, Rebecka Martinsson and Anna-Maria Mella find themselves investigating shocking corruption at the heart of one of Sweden's most successful mining companies. One that has powerful enemies of its own.

The Black Path A Rebecka Martinsson Investigation Press Reviews

'Among the current batch of Nordic writers, the new Larsson is one to be followed with the most minute attention'
Barry Forshaw, Independent

'Larsson's laid back style makes her unflinching probing of the icy depths of the human heart all the more chilling'
Jake Kerridge, Telegraph

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ISBN: 9780857050335
Publication date: 13/09/2012
Publisher: MacLehose Press an imprint of Quercus Publishing Plc
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780857050335
Publication date: 13th September 2012
Author: Asa Larsson
Publisher: MacLehose Press an imprint of Quercus Publishing Plc
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 400 pages
Genres: Crime / Mystery, eBook Favourites, Thriller / Suspense,
Categories: Crime & mystery, Fiction in translation,

About Asa Larsson

Åsa Larsson was born in 1966 and grew up in Kiruna, Sweden. She is a qualified lawyer. Her first novel, The Savage Altar, was awarded the Swedish Crime Writers’ Association prize for best debut. Its sequel, The Blood Spilt, was chosen as Best Swedish Crime Novel of 2004.    Author photo © Orlando G Boström

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