For those of us who can’t seem to get enough Swedish mysteries, this novel by Camilla Lackberg is a promising new writer for an American audience.
Successful writer Erica Falck returns from Stockholm to her small hometown on the Swedish coast, to discover that one of her best friends from childhood is dead, an apparent suicide. The more Erica investigates her friend’s death, however, long buried secrets are uncovered which seem to implicate a number of the town’s residents.
Setting plays an important part in this story, and though there are a number of characters, they aren’t overwhelming. A great summertime, or anytime, read for mystery fans.
The Ice Princess