Search Results: "Åke Edwardson"


BOOK REVIEW

THE SHADOW WOMAN by Åke Edwardson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 2010

"An expert melding of sociological observation and psychological acuity. The criminals, introduced late in the story, are especially gripping."
Inspector Erik Winter (Death Angels, 2009. etc.) tackles the murder of a woman who was scarcely more substantial in life than death. Read full book review >

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ROOM NO. 10 by Åke Edwardson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 5, 2013

"As majestically lumbering as Henning Mankell at his most grueling, with a finale out of Stieg Larsson."
A disappearance and a murder nearly 20 years apart trouble the sleep of Gothenburg's Chief Inspector Erik Winter and his much younger self. Read full book review >

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SAIL OF STONE by Åke Edwardson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 13, 2012

"The detection in both cases is as inexorable and tedious as water chipping away stone. Recommended for readers with a taste for cold climates and a lot of time on their hands."
A pair of fresh cases for Erik Winter and Aneta Djanali, of the Gothenburg Police. Read full book review >

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SUN AND SHADOW by Åke Edwardson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 20, 2005

"Edwardson, winner of three Crime Writers' Awards from the Swedish Academy, has penned a solid procedural neatly balancing the professional and personal lives of Winter and Co."
The American debut of Sweden's Detective Chief Inspector Erik Winter, who's about to turn 40, become a father and scour Gothenburg for a double murderer. Read full book review >

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MY NAME IS NOT EASY by Debby Dahl Edwardson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2011

"Painful, inspiring and affectionate. (Historical fiction. 10-14)"
The story of three Iñupiaq children (then known as Eskimos) living above the Arctic Circle who are sent to a Catholic boarding school with other children, white and Indian. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BLESSING'S BEAD by Debby Dahl Edwardson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 10, 2009

"It's a perspective that allows any reader in, and they'll learn much about the power of stories and names and how to use them both. (Fiction. 9-13)"
In 1917, two Iñupiaq sisters are separated when one marries a Siberian and crosses the Soviet "Ice Curtain." Read full book review >