The Fifth Season
By Mons Kallentoft
Read by Julia Barry
The gripping fifth installment in the internationally bestselling Malin Fors series, perfect for fans of Scandinavian crime fiction and The Killing.
When a family enjoying a walk in the woods outside Linköping, Sweden, discover the badly mutilated body of a young girl, Inspector Malin Fors is put in charge of the case.
Malin immediately draws parallels between this case and one that has long haunted her- that of Maria Murvall. Several years ago, Maria was found in the very same forest, having been raped and brutally beaten. Since then she has lived in complete silence in a secure psychiatric clinic.
When Malin meets a psychologist from a nearby hospital who mentions a third similar case, suddenly Maria appears to be a small part of a much bigger puzzle. But what happened that was so terrible it cannot be put into words?
Malin is determined to get to the bottom of the case and finally uncover the truth of Maria's horrific past, no matter where it might take her.
Translation © 2014 Neil Smith
(P)2014 Hodder & Stoughton
Mons Kallentoft grew up in a working-class household in the provincial town of Linkoping, Sweden, where the Malin Fors series is set. Before becoming a writer, he worked in journalism and is also a keen food critic. His first novel, Pesetas, was awarded the Swedish equivalent of the Whitbread Award. He has been married to Karolina for over 20 years, and they live in Stockholm with their daughter and son.
His novels are translated into English by Neil Smith.
Visit Mons' website at www.monskallentoft.se and his Facebook page at www.facebook.com/MonsKallentoft and follow him on Twitter @Kallentoft
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- Publication date:
24 Apr 2014
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Hodder & Stoughton