The police in Tanumshede are investigating a car crash. What seems to be a tragic accident without any sign of malicious intent turns out to be something completely different. When another similarly inexplicable accident occurs, suspicions arise. What if the victims have both been murdered? At the same time the police in Tanumshede have their hands full with other matters. A reality TV show is being produced in the town, but the attention from the cameras exacerbate the conflict between the "stars" and the local population. Is the killer to be found within the small group of media-hungry people working with the program? Patrik Hedström is feeling troubled by the case. At the same time he is busy arranging his and Erica's imminent wedding. The time and effort involved in planning the big day turns into frustration and stress. The fact that Erica's sister Anna and her children are now living with them adds to the pressure. It is not easy to deal with small compromises involved in everyday life with a killer on the loose, which becomes especially clear when Erica starts to suspect that Anna is interested in a completely unexpected member in her circle of friends…
THE GALLOWS BIRD is the fourth part of Camilla Läckberg’s internationally successful Fjällbacka series. Since its publication in 2006 the book has sold over 500 000 copies in Sweden. On January 1st 2010, when the film version debuted on TV, almost two million Swedish viewers tuned in. It was heart-warming proof of Camilla’s undeniable success and popularity in her home country. If you want to learn more about the book, please visit Camilla’s Swedish publishing house Forum: www.forum.se
We said it before - Camilla Läckberg is No 1 among the Swedish female crime mystery writers.
The Gallows Bird has got it all, there are not superlatives enough to describe it
The Gallows Bird is in short, top class for those who like murder and everyday drama. With sorrow and happiness mixed in a fascinating way in the final chapters. One gets moved by many books but here one is shaken
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With The Gallows Bird Camilla proves with energy that her earlier successes were no three lucky shots