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Publisher Comments:

A young woman's body is found on the street in Copenhagen's Vesterbro district, her throat slit, and the media is clamoring for the grisly details. Detective Louise Rick is investigating the gruesome murder when her friend, Camilla Lind, calls. Louise assumes it is because Camilla, a crime reporter on a morning paper, wants to be the first to hear of any juicy new developments.

Review:

"In Blaedel's gloomy third procedural to be published in the U.S. (after 2012's Only One Life), the police investigation into the death of a young woman in Copenhagen's disreputable Skelbaekgade neighborhood is met with indifference from potential witnesses desensitized by drugs, alcohol, and hard living. Det. Louise Rick's journalist friend, Camilla Lind, fights for coverage of the case, but is understandably sidetracked when her 11-year-old son discovers an abandoned baby in a church. Louise and Camilla trace both cases back to the sinister Bosko, who profits from war tourism and human trafficking alike. Flat writing suits a determinedly bleak landscape, but does not inspire, and the intriguing possibilities of Blaedel centering this gritty thriller on female friendship go mostly unexplored. The novel succeeds best in brief, haunting portraits of Copenhagen's downtrodden: immigrants, failures, and the chronically unlucky. The tough narrative voice curbs sentiment." Publishers Weekly Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.

Synopsis:

A journey to a new life or a prison of despair and death? A shocking murder on Copenhagen's idyllic streets and a foundling baby reveal a perverse criminal underworld that spans across Europe.

Synopsis:

A young woman's body is found on the street in Copenhagen's Vesterbro district, her throat slit, and the media is clamoring for the grisly details. Detective Louise Rick is investigating the gruesome murder when her friend, Camilla Lind, calls. Louise assumes it is because Camilla, a crime reporter on a morning paper, wants to be the first to hear of any juicy new developments.

About the Author

Sara Blaedel is the author of the international bestselling series featuring Detective Louise Rick and journalist Camilla Lind, including Call Me Princess and Only One Life.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781605984537
Subtitle:
A Novel
Publisher:
Pegasus
Author:
Blaedel, Sara
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Publication Date:
20121204
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

Related Subjects

Fiction and Poetry » Mystery » A to Z
Fiction and Poetry » Popular Fiction » Crime

Farewell to Freedom (Pegasus Crime)
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Product details 384 pages Pegasus Books - English 9781605984537 Reviews:
"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "In Blaedel's gloomy third procedural to be published in the U.S. (after 2012's Only One Life), the police investigation into the death of a young woman in Copenhagen's disreputable Skelbaekgade neighborhood is met with indifference from potential witnesses desensitized by drugs, alcohol, and hard living. Det. Louise Rick's journalist friend, Camilla Lind, fights for coverage of the case, but is understandably sidetracked when her 11-year-old son discovers an abandoned baby in a church. Louise and Camilla trace both cases back to the sinister Bosko, who profits from war tourism and human trafficking alike. Flat writing suits a determinedly bleak landscape, but does not inspire, and the intriguing possibilities of Blaedel centering this gritty thriller on female friendship go mostly unexplored. The novel succeeds best in brief, haunting portraits of Copenhagen's downtrodden: immigrants, failures, and the chronically unlucky. The tough narrative voice curbs sentiment." Publishers Weekly Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.
"Synopsis" by , A journey to a new life or a prison of despair and death? A shocking murder on Copenhagen's idyllic streets and a foundling baby reveal a perverse criminal underworld that spans across Europe.
"Synopsis" by , A young woman's body is found on the street in Copenhagen's Vesterbro district, her throat slit, and the media is clamoring for the grisly details. Detective Louise Rick is investigating the gruesome murder when her friend, Camilla Lind, calls. Louise assumes it is because Camilla, a crime reporter on a morning paper, wants to be the first to hear of any juicy new developments.
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