The Stranger

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Pegasus Crime, 2013 - Fiction - 384 pages
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A local woman is killed in a tragic car crash, but it isn't a clear-cut drunk driving case. The victim's blood contains high alcohol levels, but she rarely drank a drop. Meanwhile, a reality TV show begins shooting in the town, and as cameras shadow the stars' every move, tempers start to flare. When a drunken party ends with an unpopular contestant's murder, all eyes turn to the cast and crew could there be a murderer among them? The ratings spike as the country tunes in to a real life murder mystery. Detective Patrik Hedstrom finds himself increasingly unable to focus on the strange circumstances of the first case, but what if that holds the key to a series of other unsolved cases across Sweden? Under the unforgiving media spotlight, Patrik tackles his toughest investigation yet.

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User Review  - skraft001 - LibraryThing

Started off slow and not particularly well-written for Lackberg. Picked up about 1/2 way through and became a good page turner at the end. Mellburg outcome was very predictable. Didn't care for the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kathl33n - LibraryThing

Update: I have no idea what happened here. I started this book and originally DNFd it. See my original review below. Once I did that I couldn't stop thinking about the storyline. So, I picked it up ... Read full review

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About the author (2013)

Camilla Läckberg is a Swedish crime writer whose works have been translated into many languages. Her stories are set in her hometown of Fjällbacka on the Swedish coast.

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