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Published by World Editions, 17 November 2016. ISBN: 978-94-6238-039-4
Good Girls Don’t Tell is a rather horrifying tale
of how one misguided person uses highly targeted violence to free someone he
loves from the pain of the past.
difficult for Inspector Magnus Kalo, his colleague Roger and their boss Arne to
understand why anyone would want to kill both Eric Berggren, a harmless young
man who has never hurt anyone, and his elderly mother who had already lost most
of her wits. It becomes even more difficult to understand what is going
on when Magnus and his family also come under attack. Why would the
killer want them dead? Is there any connection at all between the two
involving Eric’s family leads back to the reign of terror imposed by the
military Junta in Argentina several decades previously. With the help of the
Argentinian police, Inspector Kalo learns that a man who helped the Junta when
he was young has now fled to Europe. He immediately becomes the focus of
their suspicions and a major hunt is started to find him.
day-to-day basis Inspector Kalo’s task is not made any easier because none of
his family are getting much sleep - his three-year-old twin girls are unwell
with a virulent streptococcal infection. The twins and Magnus’s wife Linn have
to remain isolated at home and none of them is very happy with the
arrangement. Magnus and Linn, who is more intelligent than Magnus, have a
very good marriage. Linn is also a therapist and throughout the book she
provides psychological insights on the case for Magnus to consider.
is set in Sweden and the prevailing cold weather and picturesque descriptions
of the Swedish countryside are brilliantly used to enhance the hard and and
merciless attitude of a killer who will stop at nothing until he had achieved
his goals. This is definitely a book for fans of Scandinavian thrillers
of a dark hue.
Reviewer: Angela Crowther
is a freelance journalist and has previously worked for Sveriges Radio as a
scriptwriter. She is a qualified Marine Archaeologist, and while working on a
dig uncovering a pre-Incan settlement in La Rioja, Argentina, she discovered
the story of the military junta’s reign. These memories eventually came to form
the book you are now holding. Liselotte’s books have been translated to half a
dozen languages and have piqued the attention of crime fiction aficionados.
Critics have described her as one of the most exciting debut writers in recent
years and the next Nordic queen of crime.
Crowtheris a retired
scientist. She has published many scientific papers but, as yet, no crime
fiction. In her spare time Angela belongs to a Handbell Ringing group,
goes country dancing and enjoys listening to music, particularly the operas of Verdi