From the author of Blackwater comes this atmospheric and chilling tale of small-town secrets and jealousy set in the icy northern landscape of Lapland. When an artist named Matti is killed at a mah jongg party, Police Constable Torsson skis to the remote village of Rakisjok to investigate. Once there, witnesses evade the constable's questions and insist that Matti walked off into the wilderness and froze to death. With no clues to go on, Torsson closes his case. Then David, an old friend of Matti's, arrives in town and together with Torsson, he sets out to get at the truth about Matti's death.
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A murder mystery above the Arctic Circle in which a young artist steps into the night after an argument and freezes to death. At least, that is what the villagers tell Constable Torsson, until a blood-stained noose is found the following summer, when it becomes clear the village is protecting a secret. By a Swedish writer, author of Blackwater.… (more)