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The Gallow's bird / Camilla Lackberg ; translated by Steven T. Murray.

By: Läckberg, Camilla, 1974-.
Contributor(s): Murray, Steven T | Murray, Steven T [translator.] | Läckberg, Camilla, 1974-. Olycksfågeln. English | Murray, Steven T | Murray, Steven T.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Läckberg, Camilla, Patrik Hedström and Erica Falck: 4.; Lackberg, Camilla, Patrik Hedstrom: 04.; Patrik Hedstrom: 4.; A Patrik Hedstrom mystery: 4.Publisher: London : HarperCollins, 2011Description: 378 pages ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780007254002 (pbk.).Subject(s): Hedström, Patrik (Fictitious character) -- Fiction | Death -- Fiction | Murder -- Fiction | Murder -- Investigation -- Sweden -- Fiction | Hedstrom, Patrick (Fictitious character) -- Fiction | Detectives -- Sweden -- Fiction | Traffic accident investigation -- Sweden -- Fiction | Reality television programmes -- Sweden -- Fiction | Reality television programmes -- Fiction | Police -- Sweden -- Fiction | Detective and mystery stories | Sweden -- FictionGenre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction. | Mystery -- Fiction. | Scandinavian fiction. | Thrillers (Fiction)
Contents:
"Originally published in Swedish as Olycksfågeln in 2006"--T.p. verso. -A woman is found dead, apparently the victim of a tragic car crash. It is the first in a spate of seemingly inexplicable accidents in Tanumshede and marks the end of a quiet winter for detective Patrik Hedstrom and his colleagues. At the same time a reality TV show is being shot in the town. As cameras shadow the stars every move, relations with the locals are strained to breaking point. When a drunken party ends with a particularly unpopular contestant.s murder, the cast and crew are obvious suspects. Could there be a killer in their midst? As the country tunes in, the bodies mount up. Under the intense glare of the media spotlight, Patrik faces his toughest investigation yet!
Subject: A woman is found dead, apparently the victim of a tragic car crash. It's the first in a spate of seemingly inexplicable accidents in Tanumshede and marks the end of a quiet winter for detective Patrik Hedstrom and his colleagues. At the same time a reality TV show is being shot in the town. As cameras shadow the stars' every move, relations with the locals are strained to breaking point. When a drunken party ends with a particularly unpopular contestant's murder, the cast and crew are obvious suspects. Could there be a killer in their midst? As the country tunes in, the bodies mount up. Under the intense glare of the media spotlight, Patrik faces his toughest investigation yet!
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To avoid disappointment, please note this book is now published under the title THE STRANGER. Swedish crime sensation and No. 1 international bestseller, Camilla Lackberg's fourth psychological thriller - for fans of Stieg Larsson and Jo Nesbo A woman is found dead, apparently the victim of a tragic car crash. It's the first in a spate of seemingly inexplicable accidents in Tanumshede and marks the end of a quiet winter for detective Patrik Hedström and his colleagues. At the same time a reality TV show is being shot in the town. As cameras shadow the stars' every move, relations with the locals are strained to breaking point. When a drunken party ends with a particularly unpopular contestant's murder, the cast and crew are obvious suspects. Could there be a killer in their midst? As the country tunes in, the bodies mount up. Under the intense glare of the media spotlight, Patrik faces his toughest investigation yet...

"Originally published in Swedish as Olycksfågeln in 2006"--T.p. verso. -A woman is found dead, apparently the victim of a tragic car crash. It is the first in a spate of seemingly inexplicable accidents in Tanumshede and marks the end of a quiet winter for detective Patrik Hedstrom and his colleagues. At the same time a reality TV show is being shot in the town. As cameras shadow the stars every move, relations with the locals are strained to breaking point. When a drunken party ends with a particularly unpopular contestant.s murder, the cast and crew are obvious suspects. Could there be a killer in their midst? As the country tunes in, the bodies mount up. Under the intense glare of the media spotlight, Patrik faces his toughest investigation yet!

A woman is found dead, apparently the victim of a tragic car crash. It's the first in a spate of seemingly inexplicable accidents in Tanumshede and marks the end of a quiet winter for detective Patrik Hedstrom and his colleagues. At the same time a reality TV show is being shot in the town. As cameras shadow the stars' every move, relations with the locals are strained to breaking point. When a drunken party ends with a particularly unpopular contestant's murder, the cast and crew are obvious suspects. Could there be a killer in their midst? As the country tunes in, the bodies mount up. Under the intense glare of the media spotlight, Patrik faces his toughest investigation yet!

Translated from the Swedish.

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