This is the book I just started this morning. It’s the first book I will read from Camilla Lackberg. After having read a murder mystery about the north of England and Scotland from Val McDermid, I am moving on to Fjällbacka in the Västra Götaland County of Sweden (to the west of Sweden). It is a small city with 859 inhabitants. It is mainly a tourist resort in the summer. To find out more about Fjällbacka, visit http://www.fjallbacka.com/
Returning to her hometown of Fjällbacka after the funeral of her parents, writer Erica Falck finds a community on the brink of tragedy. The death of her childhood friend, Alex, is just the beginning. Her wrists slashed, her body frozen in an ice-cold bath, it seems that she has taken her own life.
Erica conceives a book about the beautiful but remote Alex, one that will answer questions about their own shared past. While her interest grows into an obsession, local detective Patrik Hedstrom is following his own suspicions about the case. But it is only when they start working together that the truth begins to emerge about a small town with a deeply disturbing past.
I will review the book for you as soon as I am finished reading it.