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Returning to her hometown after the funeral of her parents, writer Erica Falck finds a community on the brink of tragedy. The death of her childhood friend, Alex, is just the beginning....The psychological thriller debut of No.1 bestselling Swedish crime sensation Camilla Lackberg.
Her wrists slashed, her body frozen in an ice cold bath, it seems that she has taken her own life. Erica conceives a memoir about the beautiful but remote Alex, one that will answer questions about their lost friendship. While her interest grows to an obsession, local detective Patrik Hedstrom is following his own suspicions about the case. But it is only when they start working together that the truth begins to emerge about the small town with a deeply disturbing past.
|Publication date:||3rd March 2011|
|Publisher:||Harper an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers|
|Collections:||100+ Female Led Crime Fiction,|
|Primary Genre||Crime and Mystery|
Closing date: 30/06/2021
Praise for The Ice Princess':
'Heart-stopping and heart-warming, 'The Ice Princess is a masterclass in Scandinavian crime writing' Val McDermid
'Camilla Lackberg is a more than welcome addition to the growing ranks of Scandinavian crime writers translated into English. With its sharp emotional nuances and psychological insight, 'The Ice Princess builds in suspense as the author turns her clear eye on the buried secrets and contemporary relationships of a small, isolated community. I predict that Fjallbacka and its crimes and people will soon be as poplular here as they are in her native Sweden'
'Another top-class Scandinavian crime writer reaches the British market'
'A welcome new voice in crime fiction' Woman & Home
'Has a brooding quality redolent of its barren Swedish landscapes... intriguing and not a little disturbing'
Born in 1974, Camilla Lackberg graduated from Gothenburg University of Economics, before moving to Stockholm where she worked for a few years as an economist. However, a course in creative crime writing became the trigger to a drastic change of career. Her first six novels all became Swedish No 1 bestsellers. She lives in a suburb of Stockholm with her three children. Author photo © Alma AlexanderMore About Camilla Lackberg