Stone Coffin: An Ann Lindell Mystery (Ann Lindell Mysteries #7) (Paperback)

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By Kjell Eriksson, Ebba Segerberg (Translated by)
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Description


International suspense superstar Kjell Eriksson produces another masterful work of murder, intrigue, and page-turning action in Stone Coffin, his latest thriller, which features his popular series-detective Ann Lindell.

One sunny summer morning a young woman and her six-year old daughter are run over by a car. Both are killed immediately. Is it an accident, or did someone kill them on purpose?

The same morning the husband of the deceased young woman disappears. During the police investigation, it turns out that the husband had recently bought a property that nobody knew anything about. A few days later a macabre discovery is made in a forest nearby.

Eriksson has been nominated for the Best Swedish Crime Novel many times, including for Stone Coffin—the seventh novel in his critically-acclaimed and internationally-loved Ann Lindell series.

About the Author


KJELL ERIKSSON is the author of the internationally acclaimed The Princess of Burundi, The Cruel Stars of the Night, The Demon of Dakar, The Hand that Trembles, and Black Lies, Red Blood. His series debut won Best First Novel 1999 by the Swedish Crime Academy, an accomplishment he later followed up by winning Best Swedish Crime Novel 2002 for The Princess of Burundi. He lives in Sweden and France.

Ebba Segerberg is a translator of Swedish literature with a focus on Swedish crime fiction. Her translations include several installments of the Wallander series by Henning Mankell and Let Me In by John Ajvide Lindqvist. She has worked in a variety of other genres and formats including biography, short stories, and screenplays. She holds a PhD in Swedish literature and film studies from the University of California at Berkeley, and currently lives in Saint Louis, Missouri.

Praise For…


"Scandinavian authors are famously unsentimental, but Kjell Eriksson could move a man-eating shark to tears. Eriksson acknowledges deep emotion without becoming maudlin."—The New York Times Book Review

"Stone Coffin is a police procedural that refuses to wrap everything up neatly in a simple, happy ending. It remains true-to-life, believable, and troubling to the last word."—Mystery Scene

“An outstanding series...riveting in tone and spirit . . . resembles the books of Maj Sjowall and Per Wahloo, not to mention those of the modern master Henning Mankell.” —Wall Street Journal

“With Kjell Eriksson, what we find is an extraordinary depth of feeling for honest people caught up in serious crime. Eriksson shows how crime undermines the foundations of both family and community.” —The New York Times Book Review

“Eriksson adds each piece of his complex murder puzzle to the picture with masterly control…” —Kirkus Reviews on Black Lies, Red Blood

"A must for the growing contingent of Swedish crime-fiction devotees." —Booklist on The Demon of Dakar

"A challenging and rewarding mystery." —Kirkus Reviews on The Hand that Trembles

"Eriksson's plot is ingenious without being improbable, and his narrative manages to be exhilaratingly propulsive and rich in convincing psychological insight and engrossing details." —Los Angeles Times on The Princess of Burundi



Product Details
ISBN: 9781250144676
ISBN-10: 1250144671
Publisher: Minotaur Books
Publication Date: December 5th, 2017
Pages: 304
Language: English
Series: Ann Lindell Mysteries