By Leif GW Persson
Unparalleled . . . Persson writes with a yes hand and sharp perception. His detectives are human, attention-grabbing, and fallible . . . one other winner from Persson. If whatever, it’s even larger than the 1st publication. lovers of Scandinavian crime fiction will consume it up.”
Stockholm, 1975: Six teens take the complete employees of the West German embassy hostage. The lengthy siege ends with the deaths of 2 hostages and the wounding of numerous others. bounce to 1989: whilst a Swedish civil servant is murdered, the 2 top detectives at the case locate their research swiftly shelved through a corrupt senior investigator. Ten years later: Lars Johansson, having simply joined the Swedish protection Police, comes to a decision to tie up a number of unfastened ends left in the back of by way of his predecessor: particularly, records on Swedes who had allegedly collaborated at the 1975 takeover of the West German embassy, considered one of whom grew to become out to be the homicide sufferer in 1989. Johansson reopens the research and follows the leads--right as much as your doorstep of Sweden's newly minted minister of justice.
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Conn, Radio. We are in receipt of all message trafﬁc. ” Edwards’ ears perked up and Miller brieﬂy took his eyes from the scope. A ﬂash message meant the highest priority. It was not something that a ship received very often, let alone in the last few hours before returning to home port. “Radio, Captain,” Edwards said into one of the control room microphones. ” Several seconds passed as the radiomen accessed and opened the message on their computer. The wait seemed like an eternity and Edwards noticed that the whole room had become silent again.
Edwards detected it and suddenly felt annoyed. “In the future you will also inform me when such things happen, Mr. Miller. ” Miller’s smirk evaporated. He hesitated for a moment as if he was about to dispute what was written in the night orders, and then obviously chose to exercise better judgment. “Aye, Captain,” he said simply, then strode over to the chart table in the aft corner of the room to confer with the quartermaster. Department heads were all alike, thought Edwards. They quietly celebrated when one of their rivals had problems, because deep underneath the open display of camaraderie they were all competing with each other.
Lake gazed out at the clouds drifting down to touch the sharp cliffs beyond the blue horizon. A small wave crashed against the sail, washing his face and shirt with a cold salt spray. A dolphin leaped from the wave as if to say “hello” and then fell back into the sea just off Providence’s port amidships. All the memories of the past three years came rushing to the forefront of his thoughts. The conference with ComSubPac probably boded ill for the Providence. He had been in boats long enough to know that.