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Buried Angels

Buried Angels
Camilla Lackberg

No. 1 international bestseller and Swedish crime sensation Camilla Lackberg’s new psychological thriller featuring Detective Patrick Hedstrom and Erica Falck – irresistible for fans of Stieg Larsson and Jo Nesbo.YOU CANNOT CHANGE THE PASTEaster 1974. A family vanishes from their home on an idyllic island off the Swedish coast. They have left everything behind – including their one-year-old daughter, Ebba.Now, years later, Ebba has returned to the island. She and her husband have suffered the loss of their only child and are looking to make a fresh start. But within days, their house is the target of an arson attack.YOU CANNOT ESCAPE THE FUTUREDetective Patrik Hedstrom takes on the investigation, aided by his wife, crime writer Erica Falck, who has always been fascinated by the mystery of Ebba’s abandonment and the family’s tragic history.When dried blood is found under the floorboards of the old house, it seems that the cold case involving the missing family is about to be brought back to life. And soon, Patrik and Erica are consumed by the hunt for a killer who will stop at nothing to keep the past buried…


Buried Angels

Translated from the Swedish by Tiina Nunnally

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Source ISBN: 9780007419593

Ebook Edition © DECEMBER 2014 ISBN: 9780007419609

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Table of Contents

Cover (#u704d6962-f6a7-59fa-a693-148f4c2e8d92)

Title Page (#u39096896-b837-555d-8ef5-54647e51be60)

Copyright (#u85136942-dfc3-5e21-8957-c82cb737cfaf)

Epigraph (#u3f5b4fdc-bbb2-5541-a58e-31a04e58c81f)

Chapter One (#u3dea2538-fcdf-5ccb-b362-7a703b7da0ae)

Fjällbacka 1908 (#u359aec52-b32f-5511-b54f-8c8fb6e8ed15)

Chapter Two (#u2593f87c-2948-5819-ac2d-49bd7a460528)

Fjällbacka 1912 (#u910c002e-9521-592e-8e04-b1ad696c5809)

Chapter Three (#ua820a554-60f1-50d2-884d-9f1302f7379a)

Fjällbacka 1915 (#u3de744cb-ec6c-5e9e-a5b0-3f7ac54767cc)

Chapter Four (#u08670ddd-b8ed-505f-b1fa-fc47a4aa11b9)

Fjällbacka 1919 (#u5d707ca4-9335-54bc-9d4a-ba8947580fd4)

Chapter Five (#ud69e3558-b882-58ef-b78c-fe012327fbae)

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Chapter Six (#ub9930941-245f-5fa5-8f54-330b2371a5f7)

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Chapter Seven (#uf413fa19-d1a9-59cf-be75-5dcfd8c42739)

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Chapter Eight (#litres_trial_promo)

Fjällbacka 1920 (#litres_trial_promo)

Chapter Nine (#litres_trial_promo)

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Chapter Ten (#litres_trial_promo)

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