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The Weeping Girl Van Veeteren Mysteries Book 8 by Hakan Nesser
  

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The eighth in the Van Veeteren series concentrates on his protégé Eva Moreno who happened to be in the wrong place at the wrong time – on holiday. She is early on in her relationship so we get lots of human asides to break-up this disturbing case. But she is on holiday, don’t forget, so not in charge which is interesting. Do not fear for those needing their Van Veeteren fix get it briefly in this well-crafted, highly enjoyable tale.

If you like Hakan Nesser you might also like to read books by Arnaldur Indridason, Johan Theorin and Elsebeth Egholm.

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Synopsis

The Weeping Girl Van Veeteren Mysteries Book 8 by Hakan Nesser

Winnie Maas died because she changed her mind ...A community is left reeling after a teacher -- Arnold Maager -- is convicted of murdering his female pupil Winnie Maas. It seems the girl had been pregnant with Maager's child. Years later, on her eighteenth birthday, Maager's daughter Mikaela finally learns the terrible truth about her father. Desperate for answers, Mikaela travels to the institution at Lejnice, where Maager has been held since his trial. But soon afterwards she inexplicably vanishes. Detective Inspector Ewa Moreno from the Maardam Police is on holiday in the area when she finds herself drawn into the case of Mikaela's disappearance. But before she can make any headway in the investigation, Maager himself disappears -- and then a body is found. It will soon become clear to Ewa that only unravelling the events of the past will unlock this dark mystery ...

About the Author

Hakan Nesser is one of Sweden's most popular crime writers, receiving numerous awards for his novels featuring Inspector Van Veeteren, including the European Crime Fiction Star Award (Ripper Award) 2010/11, the Swedish Crime Writers' Academy Prize (three times) and Scandinavia's Glass Key Award. The Van Veeteren series is published in over 25 countries and has sold over 10 million copies worldwide. Hakan Nesser lives in Gotland with his wife and spends part of each year in the UK.

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Book Info

Publication date

26th September 2013

Author

Hakan Nesser

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Author's Website

www.nesser.se/

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Publisher

Pan Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan

Format

Paperback
496 pages
Interest Age: From 18 years

Categories

Thriller / Suspense
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Crime & mystery

ISBN

9781447216582

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