By Camilla Lackberg
Around the world bestseller Camilla Lackberg weaves jointly one other marvelous modern mental mystery with the chilling fight of a tender girl dealing with the darkest bankruptcy of Europe's prior! Crime author Erica Falck is surprised to find a Nazi medal between her overdue mother's possessions. Haunted via a early life of overlook, she resolves to dig deep into her family's previous and at last discover the explanations why. Her enquiries lead her to the house of a retired historical past instructor. He used to be between her mother's circle of neighbors throughout the moment international battle yet her questions are met with strange and evasive solutions. days later he meets a violent loss of life. Detective Patrik Hedstrom, Erica's husband, is on paternity go away yet quickly turns into embroiled within the homicide research. Who could kill so ruthlessly to bury secrets and techniques so previous? Reluctantly Erica needs to learn her mother's wartime diaries. yet in the pages is a painful revelation approximately Erica's earlier. might what little wisdom she has be adequate to hazard her husband and infant child? The darkish earlier is coming to mild, and not anyone will get away the reality of ways they got here to be!
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I’ve never met such demanding people. “Hilma, would you please . . Hilma, would you mind . . Hilma, could you possibly . ”’ She mimicked their cultured tones but then put her hand over her mouth in alarm. It wasn’t customary to show such disrespect for wealthy people. It was important to know one’s place. ‘I can understand why you’re tired. ’ Elsy poured the last of the water into a saucepan and set it on the stove. When the water boiled, she stirred in some coffee substitute and put a cup on the table for Hilma and one for herself.
I’ve got my little girl with me . . ’ ‘Please,’ said Martin, tilting his head. ‘Just come along and take a look. I’ll run you home afterwards. ’ ‘Oh, you’re right. Well, how about if you walk over to the place? It’s just around the corner. The first street to the right, second house on the left-hand side. ’ Patrik hesitated, but another honk from the second police car prompted him to make up his mind. ‘Okay, I’ll wander over, just to take a look. But you’ll have to watch Maja while I go inside.
What if she was forced to relate to a whole new reality? Up until now she hadn’t been brave enough to find out. Erica set her foot on the first step. From downstairs in the living room she heard Maja’s happy laughter as Patrik played with her. The sound was comforting, and she put her other foot on the stairs. Only five more steps to the top. The dust swirled in the air when she pushed open the trap door and climbed up into the attic. She and Patrik had talked about remodelling the space sometime in the future, maybe as a cosy hideaway for Maja when she was older and wanted some privacy.
The Hidden Child by Camilla Lackberg