ON A HOT SUMMER'S DAY.The police chase a speeding car through the streets of Helsingborg. When they reach the quay, the driver keeps going, straight into the cold, dark water.A TRAGIC ACCIDENT.The body recovered from the wreck is Peter Brise, a wealthy tech entrepreneur. Fabian Risk and his team are confident this is a suicide. Young, rich, successful, Brise just didn't know how to ask for help.TURNS EVERTHING A LITTLE COLDER...But then the autopsy reveals something unexpected. Brise was already..
TWO COUNTRIES IN THE GRIP OF WINTER. On the coldest day of the year, Sweden's Minister for Justice steps out of his car and into a blizzard and disappears. That same night, across the Baltic Sea, a Danish celebrity finds a stranger lurking in her snow-bound home.TWO KILLERS STALK THE STREETS.One is a surgeon who carefully dissects his victims. The other is a brutal predator who targets women. Police in Stockholm and Copenhagen are closing in on their suspects. But as winter darkens and more peop..
A KILLER WITH A MESSAGE The first victim was a bully who liked using his fists. The second was a thug who favoured steel-capped boots. Their bodies bore the marks of a killer who knew their sins. A single clue was left at the scene: a class photo from 1982, with two faces neatly crossed out.A DETECTIVE WHO CAN'T LET GOThere are eighteen men and women in the photo who are still alive - and one of them is the lead detective on the case. Fabian Risk thought he'd left his schooldays behind. Now his ..
He strikes at random. His motive unknown. No one is safe... Helsingborg police must solve the unsolveable. A wave of apparently random homicides is sweeping through their idyllic seaside town. The murders have no pattern, no order, no reason. The perpetrator is immune to psychological profiling; forensically untraceable; utterly invulnerable to modern police techniques.The body count is growing. But lead investigator Fabian Risk is distracted by his mission to expose a corrupt colleague, and his..