Åsa Larsson (* 28. Juni 1966 in Uppsala) ist eine schwedische Schriftstellerin. Åsa Larsson wuchs in Kiruna, der nördlichst gelegenen Stadt Schwedens, auf. Die Kriminalromane Åsa Larssons spielen in Kiruna und sind teilweise in der Biografie der Autorin verwurzelt.
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A woman’s body is found on a frozen lake, bearing the marks of grisly torture. Inspector Anna-Maria Mella knows she needs help with the case – the woman was a key player in a mining company whose tentacles reach across the globe. Lawyer Rebecka Martinsson is desperate to get back to work, to feel alive again after a case that almost destroyed her both physically and emotionally. Soon she is delving into the affairs of the victim’s boss, the founder of Kallis Mining, whose relationship with the dead woman was complex and obsessive.
Band 3 der Serie. “A superior example of Scandinavian noir” (Sunday Telegraph) (82 Rezensionen / 4,0 Sterne), 400 Seiten noch günstig?
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In the first thaw of spring the body of a young woman surfaces in the River Torne in the far north of Sweden. Rebecka Martinsson is working as a prosecutor in nearby Kiruna, her sleep troubled by visions of a shadowy, accusing figure. Could the body belong to the girl in her dream? Joining forces with Police Inspector Anna-Maria Mella, Martinsson will need all her courage to face a killer who will kill again to keep the past buried under half a century of silent ice and snow.
Band 4 der Serie. „Larsson’s laid back style makes her unflinching probing of icy depths of the human heart all the more chilling“ (The Telegraph) (82 Rezensionen / 4,4 Sterne), 337 Seiten noch günstig?
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Dawn breaks in a forest in northern Sweden. Villagers gather to dispatch a rampaging bear. When the beast is brought to ground they are horrified to find the remains of a human hand inside its stomach. In nearby Kiruna a woman is found murdered in her bed, her body a patchwork of vicious wounds, the word WHORE scrawled across the wall. Her grandson Marcus, already an orphan, is nowhere to be seen.
Band 5 der Serie. „The writing is of the highest quality. The confrontations with the bear are electrifying.“ (Belfast Telegraph) (86 Rezensionen / 4,2 Sterne), 400 Seiten noch günstig?