WINNER SWEDISH CRIME NOVEL OF THE YEAR.
The adrenaline-charged and suspenseful thriller set in a ruthless world where all means are permitted in the fight for power.
When a savaged body is found in the waters outside the governing party's conference centre, the case lands on detective Julia Gabrielsson's desk. Who is the deceased and why has somebody gone to such trouble to make sure the body is unidentifiable?
Officer David Sarac is a man haunted by demons. After a violent showdown that almost cost him his life, the policeman is being treated at a closed ward far from the capital. Soon he will permanently silence the accusing voices in his head. But a mysterious offer has David changing his mind.
Anders de la Motte was formerly a police officer and then director of security at one of the world's largest IT companies. Previous novels include the Game Trilogy, incorporating Game, Buzz and Bubble. Game received the First Book Award from the Swedish Crime Writers' Academy and has sold 100,000 copies in Sweden alone. His most recent novel, The Silenced, was awarded The Swedish Academy of Crime Writers' Award for best Swedish crime novel of the year.